“I use maple syrup to season grapefruit, and cooked and drained carrots or squash. Best of all, I warm the syrup and drizzle it on ice cream or yogurt,” offers Emily Packard of Essex Junction, Vermont.
Looking for a fun variation on a traditional Waldorf salad? Try this simple version shared by Mary Patterson of Bethel, Connecticut. A colorful combination of apples and grapes is dressed in fruity yogurt and sprinkled with toasted sesame seeds.
Maple syrup and butter combine to coat a combination of nuts, pretzels, dried cranberries and chocolate chips. I like adding some crushed red pepper flakes for a bit of heat.—Sharlene Heatwole, McDowell, Virginia