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cherrysmum
October 8th, 2005, 06:22 PM
It isn't what you think youngins...no roling around naked in the goo...Our neighbors are grinding cane and making molassas today and tomorrow...they cook it down in a huge stainless steel bin kind of thing...it is awesome. I got two quarts last year...you'd be amazed at the stuff they can brew up here in the mountains..hehehehee

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mRs.GaToR
October 8th, 2005, 07:53 PM
that would be cool! wish I could go too! *L*
my dad used to boil maple syrup and we would
take it out while it was hot and spread it on
the snow to make maple hard candy! YUM!

cherrysis
October 9th, 2005, 02:49 PM
No Mum BUT You could package me up some along with your famous jam and ship asap OK???? biggrin.gif

cherrysmum
October 10th, 2005, 04:40 PM
Hey Mrs Gator....I didn't know it snowed in Fla LOL...but then I take it you weren't IN Fla when you made your candy???..That's a pretty cool idea..Sis I didn't make much jam this year...late freeze killed a lot of blossoms...

ellanoize
October 10th, 2005, 11:03 PM
Mum Our Fruits and veggies took a big tumble this year too, first too much water, then too little water and the heat


In The little town where I grew up, we always had a week long Fall fest on the public square. A friend of my stepfather brought in his sorgum press and two little donkeys, and would put on demonstrations while his wife sold jars of molassas.

I always remember breakfast of homemade biscuits about the size of sausers, soaked in that fresh dark sweet molassas.

My goodness what a pleasent flashback.

statstar
October 19th, 2005, 01:28 AM
Your Mom use to add a spoonful of sorgum to her chili. I thought it added a good flavor to her chili, Not like that concoction you make that will melt a spoon.

The Lady Belle
October 19th, 2005, 10:17 AM
Sounds kinda like a Tomato Sauce party Italians have when they cook up a huuuuuge batch of sauce from fresh tomatoes...mmmmmmmm

cherrysmum
October 20th, 2005, 08:35 PM
I love molasses in chili and spaghetti sauce

ellanoize
October 21st, 2005, 06:41 PM
My Mom did add molasses to her chili, Moms chili was great, but as I started out on my own I change the recipe slightly.

I started Adding more spices and whatnot, But I don't buy sorgum so I use a bit o brown sugar or a little chocolate, to cut the burn.

Never heard of adding it to spaghetti sauce....Hmmmmm.

Trashcan, I only melted one spoon making chili and it was plastic eek.gif

mRs.GaToR
October 24th, 2005, 01:45 PM
Mum I live in PA and have way too much snow here
for my liking! *LMAO*

GaToR lives in Florida and is in the middle
of a hurricane today.......*sigh* I am just
sitting here waiting on his phone calls to let
me know all is well.....last call was to let
me know there are trees down all around, some
shingles flying off his roof, and what not...but
at least he is going to be on the back side of
the storm now and in a few hours it will all be
over.....I just hope everything holds up in that
time......

cherrysmum
October 24th, 2005, 08:50 PM
We only go back to Fla in the Winter when there are no hurricanes LOL...at least not yet...who knows???

The Canadian Wolverine
October 25th, 2005, 12:02 AM
Wow this is one of the most mouth watering
topics My wife is from Quebec and she does a
glazed ham in maple syrup my god it is wonderful
Chantale knows now you like to cook Ella she may
just give you the family secret lol its very
sweet but good.


graemlins/martini.gif time cheers all cw

ellanoize
October 27th, 2005, 01:38 AM
I still got some genuine Canadian Maple Syrup left (hint hint) biggrin.gif

cherrysmum
November 1st, 2005, 12:06 AM
aw cmon CW spill it...print the recipe....*drooling*

ellanoize
November 1st, 2005, 05:44 AM
Julie & I were talking tonight about how we were not really in the mood for a Turkey this Thanksgiving, A glazed ham does sound good graemlins/sure.gif

cherrysis
November 1st, 2005, 02:56 PM
Ummmmm Roger....is ham on your list of acceptable treats???

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ellanoize
November 5th, 2005, 02:49 AM
No, I guess we will have grilled salmon, or boiled chicken breast, with a green salad and low-fat sugarfee bananna pudding....honest frown.gif