March means sugaring season in Vermont. After a series of warm days and freezing nights, it's time to tap those trees and begin the maple syrup-making process. Cook's Illustrated editor Christopher Kimball hopped on his four-wheeler through his farm, Two Pigs Farm, to retrieve sap from his maple trees and "sugar," or boil down that clear liquid into the sticky, sweet pancake topper we know and love. This video is not only informative but set to the Grateful Dead hit Eyes of The World, that Kimball and his bluegrass band Shady Grove covered. Watch the video and rock out, after the jump.
Making Maple Syrup with Christopher Kimball
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