2 edition of Origin of Maple Sugar. found in the catalog.
Origin of Maple Sugar.
National Museum of Canada. National Museum of Natural Sciences.
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The book is titled Maple King: The Making of a Maple Syrup Empire and traces the history of George C. Cary and his Cary Maple Sugar Company from its humble beginnings, through an amazing period of growth and industry domination, and on to its eventual collapse. The story also retells how the Cary Company absorbed the smaller Maple Grove Candies. The easiest way to pick out maple trees without their leaves is to look for a tree that has its branches and buds in opposite position (that is in pairs on opposite sides of a branch) rather than alternate. Four native maples - sugar maple, silver maple, red maple, and black maple - all produce a sweet sap; as does the box elder (ash leaf maple).
Sugar Cream Pie, Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie, Quebec Sugar Cream Pie, Tartes au sucre, or Finger Pie are all names for the same type of pie. This pie consists of simply a pie shell spread with layers of creamed butter and maple or brown sugar with a sprinkling of . Pre & Post Sugar Bush Lesson Plans – Designed for K Maple Syrup Production Lesson Plan – K-3 adaptable. History of Maple Syrup – K-3 Adaptable. CBC ESL Maple Syrup lessons. Maple Syrup Printables – reference sheets outlining production steps and results. Media Presentations. Video: CBC – Canadian Maple Syrup TV presentation from
Read chapters 7 and 8 ("The Sugar Snow" and "Dance at Grandpa's") of Little House in the Big Woods. Laura Ingalls Wilder grew up on the American frontier. She wrote a series of children's books about her life. This selection is about making maple sugar in the woods of Wisconsin during the late s. The Maple Festival was founded in in an attempt to market Ohio syrup in competition with Vermont syrup. The Geauga County News announced that Chardon was "Going to treat the general public to a good old fashioned maple sugar eat.".
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"Maple Sugar, From Sap to Syrup" is a highly polished and well constructed overview of sugaring history and technique. The basics are well covered, including maple tree varieties and sap attributes.
Even a backyard sapmaker would have little to search for elsewhere. Entertaining and a good value for the price/5(28). The Edible books, however, are entirely focused on the history of a foodstuff, while Maple Sugar has a wider scope.
It does cover the history of maple sugaring, yes, but it also covers the biology of maple trees and gives tips on how to tap your own maple trees/5. They earned money by producing maple syrup and sugar from the trees on thei She and Scott Nearing started a relationship in and married nearly 20 years later, on Decem  The couple lived in rural Vermont where they grew much of their food and erected nine stone buildings over the course of two decades/5.
Three species of maple trees are predominantly used to produce maple sugar: the sugar maple (Acer saccharum), the black maple (), and the red maple (), because of the high sugar content (roughly two to five percent) in the sap of these species.
The black maple is included as a subspecies or variety in a more broadly viewed concept of A. saccharum, the sugar maple, by some ingredients: Sap of the sugar maple tree. It takes about 40 gallons of sap to make one gallon of maple syrup because sap is about 98% water. Sugar makers boiled off most of the water over a Author: Kate Pickert.
Canada; The sugar maple tree may grow to a height of 40 metres ( feet). It has a dense crown of leaves, which turn various shades of gold to scarlet in three- to five-lobed leaves appear after the greenish yellow flowers of spring.
The fruits are paired samaras. Smooth grayish bark on the trunk and branches gradually furrows with age. Some trees develop special wood grain patterns. The origin of maple sugar / Related Titles. Series: Syllogeus ; no. 36 By.
Pendergast, James F. National Museum of Natural Sciences (Canada). Botany Division. Type. Book. Most families made enough for their family’s needs, ending dependence on imported cane sugar.
Sugaring added income as more was produced and maple sugar was put into large pails, commonly weighing thirty-three pounds. Later on, the sugar was sometimes put into decorative molds, turning out maple leaves, men, and women. “That was From oldest to newest, first we have the book When the Sugar Bird Sings: The History of Maple Syrup in Lanark County by Claudia Smith.
Published inthis great little book features the history and stories of maple sugar and syrup making in and around Lanark County, Ontario. Pure Vermont Maple Sugar - lbs (24 oz) Jar - % Natural Alternative Sweetener - From Barred Woods Maple out of 5 stars 34 $ $ 95 ($/Ounce).
Sugar was first produced from sugarcane plants in northern India sometime after the first century CE. The derivation of the word “sugar” is thought to be from Sanskrit शर्करा (śarkarā), meaning "ground or candied sugar," originally "grit, gravel".Sanskrit literature from ancient India, written between - BC provides the first documentation of the cultivation of sugar.
Casting Spells (Sugar Maple, #1), Laced with Magic (Sugar Maple, #2), Spun By Sorcery (Sugar Maple, #3), Charmed: A Sugar Maple short story (Sugar Maple. The tradition of collecting sap and making maple syrup likely began one spring when temperatures rose from freezing at night into the 40s or 50s during the day allowing the sap to run.
Whether Native Americans or French explorers were the first to boil down sap to make maple sugar. The book starts with a history of sugar making. Then it includes some how-to information (current as of the s). This section includes chapters on maintenance of the sugar bush, equipment for sugaring, sap and weather, making sugar, making syrup, and s: 9.
If you want to REALLY learn about maple from the sugar bush to the container, get Helen and Scott Nearing’s book The Maple Sugar Book. If you want to read a very interesting account of homesteading, get their book Living The Good Life. I salute these social pioneers and have done most of the activities they describe (yes, I am that old!).
The Sugar Shacks are where the sap of the maple tree is boiled and made into maple syrup. Most Sugar Shacks in Quebec are only open during the sugaring-off season – which is normally the spring. Many families traditionally spend their Easter dinner together at a Sugar Shack, eating traditional Quebec food and lots of maple sugar.
Maple syrup is a syrup usually made from the xylem sap of sugar maple, red maple, or black maple trees, although it can also be made from other maple species. In cold climates, these trees store starch in their trunks and roots before winter; the starch is then converted to sugar that rises in the sap in late winter and early spring.
Maple trees are tapped by drilling holes into their trunks. The book is a treasure trove of history about how the maple sugar industry began.
It was started by the Abenaki, native American Indians, and then adopted by American colonists who saw what a useful commodity maple sugar, and later maple syrup, were.
This history of maple sugaring includes such interesting information as why abolitionists 3/5(3). Pendergast published an expanded argument in favor of a pre-contact origin for maple sugar.
In this “Syllogy”, Pendergast presents a strong argument for the native origin of maple sugar based upon a thorough contextual analysis of a number of written sources from the s.
Citing as the earliest written description (Boyle : Maple Sugar: From Sap to Syrup: The History, Lore, and How-To Behind This Sweet Treat () by Herd, Tim and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices.
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11 – CE. Sugar was cultivated for large-scale refinement for the first time in Madeira; by the end of this period, about 70 ships were involved in the Madeira sugar trade, and refining and distribution were based in Antwerp.
12,Origin of maple sugar. Ottawa: National Museums of Canada, National Museum of Natural Sciences, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James F Pendergast.