A Tanka for March 22 Sun warming one cheek,A wind chilling the other,Earmarks of a run.The maple buds are still tight;Mud season is not over. A Tanka for March 29 Brrrr, winter is back,Frost is winning over sun,Mud ruts are frozen.Two days of this are welcome;It means at least one more run. WEATHER: After the… Read More

Northern Tacos

MTL writes: FOR THE SWEET POTATOES 2 tablespoons miso paste2 tablespoons maple syrup2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar2 medium sweet potatoes, unpeeled and choppedOlive oil TACO FILLING OPTIONS *Corn tortillas – warmed*Avocado sliced*Maple pickled red onion (see below)*Cilantro*Black Beans – warmed*Cabbage*Toasted Pepitas*Cotijo Cheese*Lime juice *Add or omit to your liking Directions: Heat oven to 400.  Whisk… Read More

Tropical Pineapple Coconut Muffins

Food correspondent Maple Trout Lilli writes: TROPICAL PINEAPPLE COCONUT MUFFINS As we begin to think about warmer weather (sugaring season always makes me feel this way) these pineapple coconut muffins caught my eye. Three years ago, I posted a recipe for Super Hero Muffins. I was gifted with a book containing a slew of new… Read More