What does maple syrup go best with?

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  1. kylera macrumors 65816

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    So I actually bought and tried maple syrup for the first time, and so far, I've only used it as if I was using honey - on toast or other bread. I've heard that it's synonymous with pancakes, but would any other user like to recommend other dishes it goes well with?
     
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    Besides bacon and sausage, you can also make some mighty tasty pork chops with maple syrup.

    EDIT: FWIW there are many, many grades of maple syrup. I'm partial to the lightest of the bunch, sometimes called "fancy" or "light amber"

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  4. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    also...scrambled eggs and french toast
     
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    Hash browns, or Latkes. If you are neither Jewish nor a Vegetarian, then I have heard rashers of crispy bacon.

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  6. kylera thread starter macrumors 65816

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    I've never actually imagined meat with sweets....and come to think of it, I have bacon at home right now...

    Maybe I'll give that a shot...

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    I bought the one Kirkland makes for Costco. It's my first time ever, so the next time I buy, I'll look for a different brand :)
     
  7. dukebound85 macrumors P6

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    sausage too, like those in the hamburger shape, not like hotdog stley but bet that'd be good too
     
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    Chicken and waffles ;)

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    Those sound so good!
     
  10. balamw Moderator

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    I prefer those with jam and powdered sugar myself. The lemon/cardamom clashes with the maple for me, or maybe the ones we get from Trader Joes are too heavy on the lemon/cardamom.
    Sounds like you've probably got syrup to last a year unless you have a large family. ;)

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    Baked beans. Maple syrup and sweet vidalia onions make an awesome pan of beans. In a pinch, you could also use honey or molasses.
     
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    It makes sand, wood chips, and guitar strings taste much better.:p
     
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    I'm making 4 strips of bacon, 2 eggs over easy, and 2 pancakes this morning. Got real maple syrup from Costco to smother it in. :) Can't wait!
     
  15. ejb190 macrumors 65816

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    Ham steak with a topping of apples fried in a couple of tablespoons of maple syrup.
     
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    The only thing I use it on is waffles or pancakes.
     
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    Traditionally, pancakes and waffles have been the usual accompaniment when partnered with maple syrup. However, bacon and any pork dish (even sausages) would all go well with it, too. Chicken, too.

    Any meat that can take a sweet tasting side dish (as chicken, bacon, ham and pork can) will go will go well with maple syrup. The poster (ejb190) who suggested fried apples was inspired; myself, I'd consider baking the apples and adding maple syrup.
     
  18. stonyc macrumors 65816

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    Bacon.








    Pancakes and waffles, too.





    With bacon.
     
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    Put a splash of it in BBQ sauce and put that on some chicken, burgers, or something. so good.
     
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    I think pretty much anything you would eat for breakfast that is not cold (like cereal) is a candidate for syrup.
     
  22. Kissaragi macrumors 68020

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    I beg to differ, im sure its lovely on cereal too.
     
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    :eek: I have lot's of old guitar strings on a regular basis, but I'm not planning on trying Maple Syrup with them...I'll go for waffles with pancakes a very close second..:)
     
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