Sugaring: A Maple Syrup Memoir, with Instructions

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Sugaring is the act of collecting maple sap to make maple syrup, an early-spring endeavor that takes place in the Midwest and Northeast United States, and in neighboring areas in Canada. It is a time-honored tradition with Native Americans origins.
Sugaring is a beautifully rendered narrative about this soulful activity that slows down time. Interspersed throughout the book's lyrical story are instructions to guide the novice sugarer through ...
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Overview


Sugaring is the act of collecting maple sap to make maple syrup, an early-spring endeavor that takes place in the Midwest and Northeast United States, and in neighboring areas in Canada. It is a time-honored tradition with Native Americans origins.
Sugaring is a beautifully rendered narrative about this soulful activity that slows down time. Interspersed throughout the book's lyrical story are instructions to guide the novice sugarer through every stage of sugaring, from selecting trees and hanging sap buckets to finishing off the syrup.
For anyone with an interest in taking up sugaring, everyone who has a maple tree, and all those with nostalgia for the rural landscape, Sugaring will be a joy to discover.
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"In this meditative celebration of a yearly event, gathering and cooking maple sap, Hauser reflects on Native American traditions and on the process she herself uses when making maple syrup in northern Minnesota. In what is as much a practical guide as a personal essay, Hauser writes with beauty and simplicity..."--Booklist

"In Sugaring, Hauser leads us on a poetic journey through the sugaring season in Minnesota, with instructions for novices who want to try this tradition." --Country Home

"Like maple syrup, this collection is distilled experience, deliciously preserved." --Minnesota Literature

"Susan Carol Hauser can make the reader who's never been north of the St. Marys River nostalgic for a stand of maples on a frozen day." --Florida Times-Union

"In Sugaring, Hauser leads us on a poetic journey through the sugaring season in Minnesota, with instructions for novices who want to try this tradition." --Country Home

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781592283774
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2005
  • Edition description: First
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 4.44 (w) x 7.54 (h) x 0.46 (d)

Meet the Author


SUSAN CAROL HAUSER is the award-winning author of seven books including Nature's Revenge: The Secrets of Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac, and Their Remedies; and Sugaring. A commentator on National Public Radio, she teaches writing at Bemidji State University in Northern Minnesota.
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Table of Contents

Foreword 9
Section I
Sugartime 15
Kettle Song 24
Sugarbush Kitchen 29
Anininaatig: The Sacred Maple 35
A Primer for the Novice Sugarer
From Tree to Table: An Overview 43
Tapping the Trees 45
Picking the Sap 49
Cooking the Sap 53
Finishing Off 58
Sugaring with Pipelines 61
Section II
Hiatus 65
The Circle of the Trees 69
Forty Acres 73
Sugar Camp 78
A Cook's Companion
Using Maple Syrup 84
Maple Syrup Recipes 86
Making Maple Candy 87
Cooking with Raw Maple Sap 89
Section III
Promise 93
Visitors in the Sugarbush 102
Sugar Shack 111
When the Frogs Begin to Sing 121
A Sugarer's Library
The Maple Tree 131
A Brief History of Sugaring 135
Keeping Sugaring Records 139
A Sugarer's Bookshelf 142
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