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Sterling Valley Maple

  • Fall Pho Recipe

    Fall Pho with Soy-Maple protein Phở, or pho, is a Vietnamese soup consisting of broth, rice noodles, herbs, and protein. Pho is a popular food in ...
  • Why Maple Syrup isn't like Toilet Paper

    We had such a great reaction from last week's post about why maple syrup is different from broccoli (check it out here) that we thought we'd tackle...
  • Why Maple Syrup Isn't Like Broccoli

    It isn't just that broccoli doesn't go on pancakes! This article talks about the nutritional benefits of maple syrup and why the boiling process doesn't remove vitamins and minerals in maple syrup the way it does in many other foods.
  • Making Maple Granulated Sugar

    We get a lot of interest out of the chemistry and science involved in the different processes of making syrup and maple products. When making granu...
  • Why are there different grades of syrup?

     One of the most common questions we get asked at farmers markets is "Why are there different grades of maple syrup?".  The answer to this has fasc...
  • A Day in the Life of a Farmers Market

    This week is National Farmers Market Week, so here is an inside glimpse of what it's like when we attend a farmers market.   The first variable for...
  • Bourbon Barrel Aged Maple Syrup-The Inside Story

    This week, the focus is our bourbon barrel aged maple syrup.  Earlier in the week we uncorked the first of our 2020 barrels.  These are 15 gallon b...
  • Maple-Soy Fish Marinade

    Check out this delicious recipe: Ingredients: ~1 lb Steelhead Trout Fillet ¼ cup soy sauce ¼ cup Sterling Valley Maple Certified Organic Maple Sy...
  • Maple Mustard Chicken BBQ Sauce

    Maple Mustard Chicken BBQ Sauce o       1/3 cup spicy brown mustard o       2 Tbsp granulated maple sugar o       3 Tbsp maple syrup* o       ...
  • The Joys of Packing Peanuts

    A humorous look at the joys and challenges of packing peanuts.
  • Two busy months

    We've been busy at Sterling Valley Maple since the last time we posted on our blog. First, we finished up our maple syrup season.  This year we mad...
  • Maple Weekend 2020

    A virtual tour of our sugar shanty.