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Maple syrup is sold in different grades. The grades reflect the syrup's color and point to its taste. The grades are:
The best to store syrup is in the freezer! It won't freeze and will stay fresh for a long time.
If you find that your syrup has formed crystals in the container, heat it gently on your stove until the crystals melt. Better yet, pick the crystals out and eat them as hard candy!
Should you find mold on top of your syrup, skim the mold off, bring the syrup to a boil, and strain it through a cheesecloth. Still tastes good!!
Maple syrup was one of the first natural sweeteners. It is 100% fat free and, unlike cane sugar, contains some vitamins.
History of the Grant Family Pond View Maple Sugar House
Origins of Maple Syrup Production