Thursday, December 20, 2007

Sorghum


We were walking past the little triangle at the intersection of Broadway and Columbus a couple of weekends ago with kids in tow. A couple of farmers from Wood Homestead Maple Farm, grit under their nails and all, were selling varieties of syrup. They had roughly cut pieces of waffle, and small cups of syrup to dip and test. I was intrigued by the murky brown liquid called sorghum...and by golly, it was delicious!


This morning, I cooked up some pancakes (1 tbsp butter, 1 cup milk, 1 cup all purpose flour, 1 egg, a dash of salt -- I mix in some strawberry extract just for fun.) The kids went wild over the sorghum, clearly preferring it over the store brands. Ah, to be young and calorie-free....

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