November 4, 2009

Here's the Thing: Maple Syrup

Tab and I were talking on the phone this morning. Our conversation trailed smoothly from one topic to another and on the trail we briefly discussed maple syrup. Tab said she has really come to appreciate real maple syrup. As we were comparing fake thicker syrup to the real thing she said,
"I love real maple syrup. You have to search for the flavor of it."
She wasn't trying to be poetic, but that statement hit me as being poetically descriptive for maple syrup! (My loose interpretation of this statement is that while the fake stuff just gets right in there and makes itself known, real maple syrup is a sweet subtle treat that is best enjoyed by being savored!)
She then said that Cracker Barrel sounded so good!
I heartily agree!


Laurel said...


Olivia Arlene said...

Well then, let's go!

Laurie said...

Yes, let's go soon Liv!

TAB said...


Zoanna said...

That WAS poetic, and altogether true. Every bite of a pancake with real maple syrup on it tastes exponentially better than a bit with fake stuff. I wish I wouldn't choose the fake stuff because of price. A few times a year I splurge on real Vermont maple syrup and it's like making a moral change!

tsbjf said...

I haven't eaten too much real maple syrup in my life, but this post is making me think I've been missing out! You know, I could really go for some pancakes right now, that one in the picture looks so good!