Here is a list of resources and links that I use for making Delicious Maple Syrup. I hope you find this helpful.
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- Spiles for Tapping Maple Trees
- Propane Boiler – (Curious why I use a Propane Boiler? Because Reasons!)
- 44 qt Boiling Pot or Boiling Pan or better yet, an Evaporator
- Wooden Stir Paddle
- Skimming Spoon
- Candy Thermometer
- Mesh Filters
- Synthetic Maple Syrup Filter
- Maple Syrup Bottles or Canning Jars
Equipment for Making Maple Syrup
Below are links to the products and equipment I use and recommend for making Maple Syrup. Click the pictures for purchasing information, current prices and more details.
Free Resources and eBooks
I’ve compiled this list of free resources related to making Maple Syrup available from around the web.
- North American Maple Syrup Producers Manual (PDF)
- eBook, 2nd Edition
- Ohio State University and The North American Maple Syrup Council
- 349 pages
- Very detailed and comprehensive Guide covering the History of Maple Syrup in North America, Maple Tree Varieties, Production Methods, Marketing, Selling and Maple Syrup.
- How to Make Maple Syrup – Quick Start Guide (PDF)
- Practical Mechanic (this website!)
- 1 page
- “Cheat Sheet” with all the pertinent info for making Maple Syrup on one page. Includes tapping, boiling, and bottling.
- Maple: A Sap to Syrup Guide (PDF)
- University of Vermont
- 114 pages
- An eBook Manual for Career and Technical Centers of Vermont
- Example Allergen Statement for Maple Syrup (PDF)
- Christine Anderson, Naturally Sweet
- 1 page
- How to Make Maple Syrup (PDF)
- Minnesota Dept of Natural Resources
- 2 pages
- Short guide on the methods for harvesting and boiling Maple Syrup.
Additional Articles in this Series on Maple Syrup Making!
These are the links to the other articles in this series:
- How to Tap Trees for Maple Syrup
- How to Boil Sap for Maple Syrup Outdoors
- 5 Reasons to Use a Propane Stove for Making Maple Syrup
- How to Use a Refractometer for Maple Syrup
- How to Perfect the Finishing Boil for Maple Syrup
- Frequently Asked Questions Related to Maple Syrup Making
- What is the “Jones Rule of 86?” And How Can I Use it to Make Maple Syrup?
- Free Maple Syrup Jar Labels (Printable PDF)
- “How to Make Maple Syrup Podcast!”
Free Podcast – How to Make Maple Syrup!
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Top 5 Lesser-Known Mistakes When Making Maple Syrup (Rebroadcast) – How to Make Maple Syrup!
In this episode I go over 5 lesser known, yet still somewhat common mistakes people tend to make when making homemade maple syrup. We start with several mistakes related to boiling the sap into syrup and how that can be messed up! We then cover the final filtering stages when everything happens so fast! Don’t miss this episode to improve your Maple Syrup making operation! Below are links to equipment that I use and recommend for making Maple Syrup: Propane Stove: https://amzn.to/3L7aY1P Maple Syrup Refractometer: https://amzn.to/3uc54Wk Dial Thermometer: https://amzn.to/3Im7OFy Digital Candy Thermometer: https://amzn.to/3D0Egfv Non-woven mesh Filters: https://amzn.to/3H6tOU2 Synthetic Maple Syrup Filter: https://amzn.to/33za4e7 Filter Holder Wire: https://amzn.to/3p20PL6 Maple Syrup Canning Bottles: https://amzn.to/36s1j6R For more details on these topics, visit the website: https://practicalmechanic.com/maplesyrup Download a free eBook as well as other resources from around the web at: https://practicalmechanic.com/maplesyrupresources Here’s a link to my YouTube Video on How to Make Maple Syrup in 4 Minutes: https://youtu.be/XoIB4nVL3ws Send me an email at: email@example.com I’d love to hear from you, leave me a voicemail! https://anchor.fm/how-to-make-maple-syrup/message Leave a review for this podcast, it helps get the word out! https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-to-make-maple-syrup/id1596149713 Thanks for Listening to the: How to Make Maple Syrup Podcast Podcast Host: Richard Tomlinsen Episode 022 As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. — Send in a voice message: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/how-to-make-maple-syrup/message Support this podcast: https://podcasters.spotify.com/pod/show/how-to-make-maple-syrup/support
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- Top 5 Tips for Boiling Maple Syrup Outdoors (Rebroadcast)