Happy Hour Cocktail with The Local Lounge

Happy Hour – Local Maple Old Fashioned

Valentine’s Day Episode! Join us and special guest mixologist, Nicole, from The Local Lounge in Hilbert, WI. We’re elevating the traditional Old Fashioned Cocktail with PURE Maple Syrup! Today, we’ll be featuring maple syrup by producer Bob Unbehaun of Chetek, Wisconsin. Thanks Bob! INGREDIENTS: Pint glass full of ice2 oz Whiskey 1/2 oz Pure Maple […]

Happy Hour – Maple Nor’easter Cocktails

Recorded LIVE on Facebook on January 21, 2022 Hosted by Angela Schumacher, Jim Schumacher and Jimmy Brochtrup Featured Maple Syrup from Upper Sugarbush, Lake Loomis, WI Table of Contents 0:55 – Making the Nor’easter Cocktail (Recipe from theKitchn.com)18:45 – Why Does Sap Not Flow Well Early In The Season? 22:42 – How Does Sap Yield […]

Maple Walnut Blondies

Angela’s mom makes these for many of our maple classes and parties that we have at Smoky Lake. They are always a huge hit. INGREDIENTS FOR THE BARS cooking spray1 cup walnuts2-3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 tsp baking soda1/2 tsp salt2 sticks unsalted butter (cut into pieces)1 1/4 cup packed brown sugar (OR substitute maple sugar)1/2 […]

Chocolate Smoothie Bowl

Fruity Maple Smoothie Bowls

I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube lately. Videos about healthy eating and such. A couple of those videos recommended making “Smoothie Bowls” for breakfast but I wasn’t completely sure what a Smooth Bowl was. So on a recent visit with my sister, Jessica, she showed me how it’s done. She rummaged through her freezer […]

Blueberry Bush

Creamy Blueberry Maple Pops

It’s Blueberry Season!   Take Advantage of Fresh, Local Berries. Our Creamy Blueberry Maple Pops recipe requires just THREE simple, healthy ingredients. Like maple syrup, blueberries are packed with antioxidants. Also similar to maple syrup, blueberries are a great source of manganese which plays an important role in energy production.   Creamy Blueberry Maple Pops INGREDIENTS 1 […]