In a rare fit of good housekeeping yesterday, I actually mopped the kitchen floor. I should do this every day, but I, um, don't. Not even every week. But yesterday I couldn't take the filth anymore and I got out the mop. This was really very stupid timing on my part, because I then spent two hours in the kitchen last night reducing the maple syrup A. made yesterday. This resulted in little invisible drips of syrup all over the fleetingly-clean floor that I can't actually see, but I can feel when I step on them and my slippers stick slightly. Lovely.
But no matter! Because with yesterday's third and final cooking of sap, we now have two gallons of maple syrup in the freezer. The best use for maple syrup in A.'s opinion is as a topping for vanilla ice cream. The best use for maple syrup in my opinion is to drown pancakes. Luckily, we have enough syrup for both of us to indulge in our favorite vehicles for syrup consumption.
In fact, we have enough that we could even try new ways of mainlining maple sugar into our systems. So, poppets, please share: What's your favorite use for maple syrup?