Saturday, April 21, 2012


Maple Syrup For Great Gift Ideas
Executive summary about Maple organic coffee syirup by sheila mizi

With the controversy concerning high fructose corn syrup, the savvy American consumer is choosing maple syrup when it comes to satisfying their sweet tooth. That is one good reason to give organic syrup as a gift. The state of Vermont is the largest producer in the United States, boiling enough maple sap to bottle a record 1,140,000 gallons of pure maple syrup in 2011.

Are you looking for the perfect gift to buy a Foodie friend or gourmet cook? Gift your favorite cook with a beautiful maple leaf glass bottle glowing with rich amber sweetness and a selection of gourmet recipes featuring maple that you've found especially for them.
Impress your host/hostess with a fine bottle of 100 percent pure maple syrup. The gift of giving is always enhanced when one receives a gift that will actually be used. 

50 Uses From Ordinary to Extraordinary

Maple syrup is not normally used in beverages, but here are uses both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. The leading favorite is 
  1. Maple Martini, also delicious are 
  2. Maple Rum Coolers, 
  3. Hot Buttered Maple Rum Toddy's and 
  4. Maple Brandy Alexander made with vanilla ice cream for a really decadent drink. Other drink favorites that contain maple syrup are 
  5. hot coffee latte's, 
  6. milkshakes 
  7. hot cocoa and
  8. fancy holiday eggnog. In salads if you haven't tried combining maple syrup in salad dressings, 
  9. is a very simple summer dressing made with syrup and mayonnaise over a green apple and broccoli salad. It's easy and very impressive. For
  10. a fruit salad dressing using toasted coconut, slivered almonds,rum, syrup and lime. Maple flavor goes very well with 
  11. Mustard and wine vinegar, olive oil and garlic for a savory salad or 
  12. try it with canola oil, apple cider vinegar, white wine and lemon zest. Maple syrup is a great additive for toppings on cakes, ice cream, hot cereal and grilled foods. Try it with 
  13. whipped cream or 
  14. mix with crushed raspberries for fruit syrup, 
  15. mix with barbecue sauce for ribs or salmon, 
  16. mix maple with walnuts,cinnamon and nutmeg over hot oatmeal for a very healthy breakfast, 
  17. mix hot maple syrup with mashed bananas and pecans over ice cream or 
  18. mix warm Nuttella and maple syrup for vanilla ice cream. 
  19. Make a glaze for cake or cheesecake with boiled condensed milk, syrup and pecans or 
  20. a special breakfast treat whip syrup with butter and orange zest for hot rolls and muffins, 
  21. mix with cream cheese and vanilla for cake frosting and for the easiest and most potent topping: 
  22. Mix maple syrup with a dark rum over pancakes... it's transcendent!
  23. To get children involved in the kitchen, introduce them to
  24. maple caramel popcorn balls 
  25. maple candy or 
  26. maple walnut brittle. Also great as a snack or sprinkle 
  27. sweet and spicy maple glazed hazelnuts over salads.
  28. Grilled maple glazed pineapple slices are heavenly;
  29. phyllo triangle bites stuffed with maple cream cheese, apple and walnuts is a terrific party favorite and
  30. maple glazed grilled asparagus tips wrapped in bacon makes an elegant appetizer or side dish.Incredible and very easy to make is 
  31. maple beer batter bread; even better, make 
  32. beer batter bread french toast with rum laced syrup. If you enjoy making yeast breads,
  33. is a coarse maple oatmeal bread, very healthy and hearty
  34. Maple chocolate tea scones or 
  35. moist maple pear muffins with a crumbly topping for afternoon tea with the girls and another great food combination is
  36. maple with sweet potato muffins or fresh pumpkin. 
  37. Maple pecan bread is another special use for this fragrant syrup and can also be used for
  38. a really good french toast. Maple can be used in 
  39. any cinnamon roll or sticky buns recipe. Have you tried making
  40. Maple creme brulee or 
  41. maple cream pie. Another easy desert to make is
  42. maple walnut ice cream, 
  43. maple brownies, or the very popular 
  44. maple rum fudge. A very rich 
  45. maple pumpkin cheese cake with a maple pecan glaze is a big hit for Halloween parties.Something special for fall
  46. stuff an acorn squash with cubed apples, cashews and syrup or 
  47. drizzle maple while mashing butternut squash and 
  48. Brown sugar and maple for candied carrots.
  49. Want to try something different with maple that is not food related? 
  50. Mix 1/4 cup of maple syrup with 1 Tbsp. maple sugar and use it as a facial scrub, then 
  51. leave it on for a serious dose of an anti-oxidant facial for about 20 minutes. Maple has anti bacterial properties and is anti inflammatory, contains zinc which is wonderful for skin, and vitamins A and B. Another top use for this syrup 
  52. use it to boost your calcium levels. Maple syrup contains as much calcium as 8 oz. of whole milk.

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