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Maple Syrup 101: Tap Your Tree

Do you know the difference between pancake syrup and maple syrup? Pancake syrup is the kind you find at the supermarket with, let's say, a logo of a log cabin or a favorite aunt on it--and is primaril…

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Pear Pie with Maple and Ginger

The early colonists made pies like this one, heaped with harvest pears, sweetened with natural sugar and maple syrup, and with a zesty spicy snap from ginger. We know now that ginger is an anti-inflam…

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Spicy Sweet Potatoes Recipe

Grannie used to make Thanksgiving sweet potatoes loaded with butter and gooey marshmallows, but the calorie count was off the charts. Still, sweet potatoes are a well-loved harvest feast tradition tha…

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Candied Popcorn and Nuts Recipe

This crunchy popcorn combined with nuts and seeds and covered with buttery candy topping is so yummy, nobody will know itís a lot healthier than the original. Make it for yourself, or make it for f…

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Care2 Directory of Natural Sweeteners

By Annie Berthold-Bond and Nava Atlas, author of The Vegetarian 5-Ingredient Gourmet The array of products in the sweetener aisle of your health food store might seem rather mystifying to the nat…

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