Those of you who know our story, know that by day I’m a recipe developer and food blogger. And in 2015 I wrote my first cookbook. And it’s all about maple syrup. Today I want to tell you about the journey that became writing Maple: 100 Sweet and Savory Recipes Featuring Pure Maple Syrup.
Parts of this post were excerpted from my food blog Healthy Seasonal Recipes.
It’s crazy to think back on the time when I first came up with the idea of writing an entire cookbook about maple syrup. And truth be told, it didn’t happen just like that. As simple as like, you know what, I’m going to write a maple syrup cookbook.
It wasn’t like that.
I was actually wanting to write a cookbook long before maple syrup became the subject. I’ll get to that in a minute.
Flash forward to when the cookbook first came out in the fall of 2015. I was being interviewed on the local news about my cookbook, Maple, the reporter asked if she could call me a Vermonter. I told her that it probably wasn’t a good idea. That’s because I am what is known as a Flatlander, a term used for people who aren’t originally from the Green Mountain state. [Read more…] about Why I Wrote a Cookbook All About Maple Syrup