Maple Syrup Making Photos by Stuart McIntosh

Maple Syrup Making Photos by Stuart McIntosh

Maple Syrup making photos by Stuart McIntosh

Sandra Iwaniw

Those were the days you could make money on a sugar bush. Most farmers now only make enough for their own use and it is usually over an open fire. They still use wood to get the highest heat. I have some great memories of staying up all night with my dad to stoke the fire.

The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
04 Jun 1927, Sat  •  Page 2

Maple Pudding— One and one half cups milk, 2eggs, 1 tbsp gelatine granulated– 1/2 cup cold water, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 cup maple syrup. 18 cup shredded almonds, canned peaches. Scald milk and pour slowly over the well beaten yolks of the eggs. Add salt and put in double boiler and cook five minutes, soften gelatine in cold water. Add to first mixture, stirring well. Remove from fire and add maple syrup. Let cool

Vancouver Daily World

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada05 Apr 1922, 

The Ottawa Citizen
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
14 Sep 1910, Wed  •  Page 10

The Lanark Era
Lanark, Ontario, Canada
29 Jan 1913, Wed  •  Page 4

A few Memories of Maple Syrup

So What Did you Eat with Maple Syrup? Pickles?

Cooking with Findlay’s — Christine Armstrong’s Inheritance and Maple Syrup Recipe

Granny’s Maple Fudge —Lanark County Recipes

Life in the Sugar Bush in the 1800s

What You Might Not Know About The Maples

That Smell Of The Lanark County SAP Being Processed — Noreen Tyers

Sticky Fingers – With Apologies to Edward Gorey –Wheeler’s Pancake House


In Praise of School Bus Drivers – Stuart McIntosh

In Memory of Silver Cross Mothers — thanks to Stuart McIntosh

Handwritten Clippings from Stuart McIntosh — When Cutting Corn was $3.00 and Tobacco was 20 Cents

Teamsters Horses and Accidents- Stuart McIntosh

Cheesemakers of Lanark County — Eastern Dairy School- Stuart McIntosh

Then and Now Bowland Road-Community Memories of the McIntosh’s–Stuart McIntosh

Community Memories of the Lorimer’s–Stuart McIntosh

Documenting Ed Pelletier -Photos- Stuart McIntosh

What’s in a Photo — Stuart McIntosh

About lindaseccaspina

Before she laid her fingers to a keyboard, Linda was a fashion designer, and then owned the eclectic store Flash Cadilac and Savannah Devilles in Ottawa on Rideau Street from 1976-1996. She also did clothing for various media and worked on “You Can’t do that on Television”. After writing for years about things that she cared about or pissed her off on American media she finally found her calling. She is a weekly columnist for the Sherbrooke Record and documents history every single day and has over 6500 blogs about Lanark County and Ottawa and an enormous weekly readership. Linda has published six books and is in her 4th year as a town councillor for Carleton Place. She believes in community and promoting business owners because she believes she can, so she does.

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