New facebook & Twitter pages

To aid users looking for us in different ways, we’ve created accounts on facebook and Twitter. We’ll use these tools, along with this blog, to communicate news and even a weekly maple recipe every Monday for you to enjoy! We look forward to hearing from you! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Balsam-Woods-Farm/362199853943456 https://twitter.com/BalsamWoodsFarm

Balsam Woods Farm Banana Bread

2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon of salt 3/4 cup maple sugar 1 and 1/4 sticks of butter 2 large eggs 3 mashed ripe bananas 1/3 cup vanilla yogurt (or use plain yogurt and add a teaspoon of vanilla extract) 1/4 cup ground flax seed (can omit) 3/4 cup chopped walnuts more »

What great 2013 season!

The 2013 maple syrup season is coming to a close in corner of New England and we had almost perfect weather from early February through early April.  This weather is continuing across the entire maple producing region so supply and most importantly, prices, should remain steady.  If anything, prices for bulk supplies should be lower more »

2013 season under way!

A few weeks ago we started tapping our trees and the maple sap has started to flow.  We’ve had some great days and are collecting every day.  It looks like the weather will continue to be good for the next several weeks so after a couple of marginal years, it looks like this years harvest more »

Our New Site

Last month we launched our new site and today we are launching our blog so you can have a way to keep up to date on what is happening at our farm.  We welcome your comments and hope that the new site makes it easier to find what you are looking for. The new site more »

Welcome to our blog!

Welcome to our Blog! We hope that this blog can be format in which you can learn more about us and what is happening in the maple industry.  Whether you’re looking for real maple syrup to feed your family or customers in your restaurant, we would like to be your source for pure maple products. more »

Sauteed Maple-Syrup Apples

Ingredients • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter • 2 juicy, sweet-tart apples, such as ‘Jonathan,’ peeled and cut into 12 wedges each • 2 tablespoons pure maple syrup • 1/4 teaspoon coarse salt Directions 1. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat. Add apples; cook, turning once, until golden brown, about 5 minutes total. more »

Maple Glazed Pork Chops w/ Pecans

Ingredients • 4 teaspoons ancho chili powder • 1 teaspoon kosher salt • 6 (10-ounce) center cut bone-in pork chops, about 1-inch thick • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided • 3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar • 1/2 cup butter maple syrup • 1/2 cup chicken stock • Pecans, toasted and chopped, optional garnish Directions In a more »

Maple & Walnut Pie

1 refrigerated pie crust 1 1/2 cups maple syrup 3 eggs 6 tb butter, room temp 1/3 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 2 cups chopped toasted walnuts 1 tb vanilla 1/4 tsp ( or less) freshly grated nutmeg Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Prepare the pie crust in a 9-inch pie plate. Prick more »