Maple Love

Find 5 Delicious New Hampshire Maple Syrup Treats



The Sugar House at Parker’s Maple Barn in Mason.

Every March the doors of sugar shacks open and bring us a real sense of place. It's a fleeting period when maple trees yield sap with each sap house offering a different terroir and taste. Indulge in the following sweet pleasures made from the most precious gift from our forests.

 

PLACE DISH DESCRIPTION IN A WORD
North Country Smokehouse
471 Sullivan St.
Claremont
(800) 258-4304
Website
Smoky Maple Links Located in the center of maple country, North Country Smokehouse uses local dark maple syrup to craft breakfast sausages smoked over applewood fires. Can't you just smell it?

Tip: Order them online and think about adding their Maple Horseradish Mustard to your cart while you're at it.
ARTISANAL
Morning Star Maple Sugar House
Rte. 101, Dublin
(603) 563-9218
Maple Cotton Candy In a chalet-style barn beside a pond with ducks and geese scurrying about, this sugar house near Peterborough makes candy clouds that go puff in your mouth. All that's left is the taste of not-too-sweet maple syrup.

Tip: Huge gift shop to get lost in and everything is made from maple syrup.
MAGICAL
Calef's Country Store
606 Franklin Pierce Hwy., Barrington
(603) 462-2118
Website
Calef's Maple Bacon Cheddar Cheese A quintessential New Hampshire country store's house brand maple and bacon cheddar cheese that snaps to life any breakfast sandwich it is melted on.

Tip: Gets crowded on weekends, so go early and find cheese samples at the back of the store.
AUTHENTIC
Parker's Maple Barn
1316 Brookline Rd.
Mason
(800) 832-2308
Website
Maple Baked Beans With Dark Maple Syrup As much maple flavor as you can load into baked beans and still enjoy it, this luscious bowl sides well with a cup of their maple coffee.

Tip: Order with their Maple BBQ Ribs for triple the maple pleasure.
DESTINATION
Ben's Sugar Shack
83 Webster Hwy.
Temple
(603) 562-6595
Website
Pure Maple Cream After syrup on snow, this is one of life's top maple pleasures. Like Nutella, maple cream is a silky spread whipped to be slathered on the nearest warm toast or muffin or stirred into hot oatmeal.

Tip: Ben's online store is a handy year-round source.
ADDICTIVE

 

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