Cranberry Chestnut Bars – Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free

Cranberry Chestnut Bars – Gluten Free, Grain Free, Dairy Free

These cranberry chestnut bars have a texture like good quickbread – moist and tender, a little bit heavier than most cakes. The cranberries add brightness to the recipe – a little “pop” of flavor. They’d be great without the chocolate chips, too, but of course the boys are more likely to gobble things up if…

The Sugarmaker’s Companion – Beyond Maple Syrup

The Sugarmaker’s Companion – Beyond Maple Syrup

The Sugarmaker’s Companion: An Integrated Approach to Producing Syrup from Maple, Birch, and Walnut Trees by Michael Farrell focuses on the business of syrup and sugar making. If you want to tap maples or other trees for profit, this book is a worthwhile investment. Even if you don’t have trees, the book still has merit for…