Maple Beyond Breakfast

Maple Beyond Breakfast

Spring in the Northeast brings continued cold nights along with warmer days that send a signal to the sap to start running. Maple sugaring season has begun and the sweet scent of sugarhouse steam floats through the hills, a mouthwatering reminder of all the great ways to enjoy pure, natural syrup. Many Cabot farmers tap maple trees on the side and some even run fairly significant maple businesses in addition to their dairy operation.

When you produce your own maple syrup, you find lots of creative ways to use it beyond poured over pancakes and waffles. (Though we heartily endorse that use!)

We call this maple-kissed grilled cheese and bacon sandwich Heaven in Vermont. Just one bite will make very clear why.

Cabot Vermont Sharp Cheddar Grilled Cheese with Maple Syrup

Try this classic: rich and creamy maple cheesecake. It includes both maple syrup and pure maple sugar, the original form used to store maple before refrigeration.

Maple Cheesecake

Maple-mustard dressing ties a nutty wheatberry salad together with a sweet-spicy bow and also works beautifully with spinach or other dark leafy greens.

Wheatberry and Maple Salad

The Putnams are a Vermont Cabot family who sugar every spring. Sarah Putnam shared an easy, snackable cracker recipe that makes a perfect partner for Cabot cheddar.

Maple Crackers

There are several surprises in this unusual Thai peanut “noodle” recipe featuring spaghetti squash and a creamy peanut sauce sweetened lightly with maple syrup.

Creamy Thai Spaghetti Squash Salad

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Our naturally-aged cheddars have 0g of lactose per serving! So go ahead, dig in.

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