Monday, March 16, 2009

the sweet stuff of 2009 . . . sugaring again

Some photos from our sugaring so far . . .

arch & boiling pan

Ryan welding
making some last-minute improvements

still cold sap with maple reflection

Freddie helps us measure how many inches of sap we have in the boiling pan

Ryan measuring the sap

sample jars

Old Dingman Reserve . . .
the only batch of syrup made from the trees at my folk's place

samples from every batch we have made
(almost . . . we're missing one)

boiling syrup

syrup about ready to pour off

pouring off the syrup

syrup & steam

first filtering

back at the homestead
we finish off the syrup on the stove to can it

final filtering & preparing a sample jar

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