Gloria’s easy maple butter

Maple syrup season is here and in full swing. It’s an enjoyable, yet busy, time for us all.

As a little girl maple syrup season was a highlight for me. Dad’s enthusiasm was contagious to us children as he took time to teach us how to tap trees and tell us stories of his boyhood days and how they worked together as a family tapping trees. He recalled how times had been tough and money  scarce on the farm. One day he came home from town and told his family how the sugar price had been skyrocketing and how he decided there in the grocery store that it was time to start making our own maple syrup.

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