Keep Calm and Eat All The Maple Things

I don’t like to generalize, but Canadians truly do love maple syrup. We have maple butter, maple tea, maple baked beans, maple bacon, and that’s not even scratching the surface (maple room freshener anyone?) In our defence, it is not only better for you than sugar, as Catherine can confirm, but requires an incredibly labour intensive process to make. Did you know that it takes 40 gallons of maple sap to make just 1 gallon of maple syrup? I like to think that Canadians just appreciate the finer things.

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