Unexpected Additions to Punch Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

Eight food and drink items that can accompany or take the place of all that's traditional

Of course there is great joy, nostalgia and ease to the fact that Thanksgiving dinner stays the same year after year for many people. We aren’t suggesting anyone ditch the bird or the mashed potatoes but the following eight items can either be incorporated into what you know and love, used as a replacement ingredient or act as a seasoning. We even went so far …

Infused, Smoked and Barrel-Aged Runamok Maple Syrups

The independent Vermont producer's classic taste and charming variations

Adding “flavors” does not necessarily improve a product (as we all may have learned from the vodka industry). And true maple syrup lovers know that nothing more is needed than the golden-hued goodness itself. Fortunately, Runamok Maple‘s premiere product, known as Sugarmaker’s Cut, is a premium, pure organic syrup that just so happens to marry well with a myriad of clever and complementary tastes. The …

UnTapped: Maple Syrup for Athletes

All-natural, slow-burning energy that's packed with vitamins and minerals

Anyone who has run a marathon, headed into the backcountry or saddled up for a 100-mile day on the bike knows there are some pretty suspect-tasting nutritional options out there. While getting the vitamins and nutrients one needs to maintain performance is essential, a tasty delivery method can do a lot to boost morale when the rain is falling and you’re miles from home. Vermont-based …