It sounds like it’s excellent in homemade bread products, and even along with sugar in cookies, especially gingersnap types. Good stuff! globbed!) Sorghum is a dark sweet syrup similar in flavor to molasses without the bitterness associated with molasses. When I can, I buy it for my Dad (who practically lived off of it during the depression) for gifts! Syrup can also be made by reducing naturally sweet juices such as sugarcane, maple, or sorghum juice. anyway- i think if you find a nice sweet sorghum, go for it. I buy honey from them but I never thought about checking for maple syrup, doh! Helping busy families live well without going crazy! Follow Us What do you think? Muddy Pond has a half-gallon of sorghum syrup for $21.00 (check Amazon for their selection, too) so I think depending on where you live, it could be the least expensive natural sweetener for some. Put an end to my brief thoughts of planting this labor intensive crop! It’s much earthier than brown sugar and complements root flavors well. Learn how your comment data is processed. I’m impressed! i say ask around! The folks that sell it to us are very gracious and one woman that runs the store always has lots of good advice for my daughter. Required fields are marked *. . My whole family & kids love it mixed with butter & smeared on hot cornbread from an iron skillet served with homemade pinto beans! Hubby and 2 of my kids adore sorghum molassas with butter on biscuits, for instance (he’s a true Southerner! When I finally got it out, I was so pleasantly surprised! Your email address will not be published. Nice to know it is available affordably. I use it in lots of baked goods and to sweeten oatmeal. Sorghum syrup does not need to be refrigerated and will not mold like maple syrup. Honey is a sweet, viscous food substance produced by bees and some related insects. Here's the full legal disclaimer. I buy it once in a while and use it instead of molasses. You can use it in … Couldn’t really find any though … one jar I bought had a very strong metallic taste. I didn’t like it at first, but it grew on us fast. See more of Katie Kimball, CSME in the Media. I didn’t understand this: “Sorghum … has more calories per Tbsp than [the alternatives]. Sorghum syrup-making festivals with hand-harvested sorghum cane and mule-drawn presses are held across the South from late August to mid-October. I was surprised to hear that some people use it on pancakes as well as in baking, so of course, I tried that straightaway. i stock up whenever i go to one and share the bounty with our “city” friends , Melissa, We pay $28. I ate sorghum and blackstrap molasses with my relatives as a kid but my mother hated both so we never had it at our house. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I buy mine from Meijer for $16-$20. My landlord and his family still makes it, so I try to make sure to get my order in before they get sold out. I too would be interested in what you have to say about agave. Awesome! wow Katie, I am so glad to read your post on Sawgum!! They had it on the tables along with maple syrup. Thanks for the great article! If you’re diabetic or need to avoid blood sugar spikes, sorghum is not a safe alternative sweetener. I’ll have to start using mine more dutifully. yes sorghum is sweeter per Tbps, but you just have to remember to use less. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. I’ll have to look into the syrup-making process, but could be fun! Sorghum syrup is a natural sweetener made by processing juice squeezed from the stalks of certain types of sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) called sweet sorghum or sorgo. But I don’t know much about it, and like the above poster I trust your research above pretty much anything I read because you are so thorough! Here I get sorghum local- I lived at Sandhill farm for a season- the place where you said sorghum would be $88/gallon. Sorghum syrup is made by cooking the juice from the stalk of the plant, evaporating the water and concentrating the sweetness. but yes i am used to sorghum, and like some say it make take a few tastes before you love it, but then you will be hooked! Busy moms look to this certified educator for honest, in-depth natural product reviews and thorough research. i hope everyone can find sorghum, as it can be an affordable, local, natural sweetener , i forgot to mention it is good for savory dishes where you want a little sweet to set it off. Everyone has Parasites - Get Rid of Them Naturally! I grew up in Mississippi and we always had sawgum and sugar cane. I have never experienced sorghum in my life so I am not quiet sure of how it tastes compared to the other two. It’s expensive, but if it’s a good option health wise it may be a good thing to add to my repertoire. Where do you live in MO? Population genomic and genome-wide association studies of agroclimatic traits in sorghum. It even has the clear appearance similar to golden syrup. Sorghum syrup and molasses are not the same. Our boys enjoy sorghum on their yogurt and sweet potatoes. Your email address will not be published. I would highly recommend their sorghum to anyone looking for a good quality product. I’m sorry I didn’t test all this out for you already, but now I’m totally inspired!! . Profile: Thick, sweet, earthy, dark brown. Was thinking about using sorghum, but like another post mentioned — it is a grass grain and can cause issues with allergies. Sorghum is something with *a lot* of flavor of its own, IMO, so it’s a tricky deal… It does depend somewhat on some mysterious variables, as even maple syrup does to some extent, and the taste varies from batch to batch. I’ve been thinking about this all day, wondering if this sweet stuff could be grown in my garden. Sweet sorghum (SS) syrup is a high antioxidant food material produced by concentrating its sugary juice. ). I am glad you highlighted its nutritional content That’s cool. good luck! BUT, expect syrup to be a bit runnier than honey or golden syrup if you plan on using it. I had that very thought this morning: “I hope KS will have some posts on natural sweeteners in this sweet series.” : ) I’ve never heard of sorghum syrup, but like what you have to say! Seriously, we question why our waistlines are expanding??? sources of sweet, a nail was put in the coffin of sorghum syrup. Yum. Sorghum does not need to be refridgerated. I live in Southwest MO. To browse Academia.edu and the wider internet faster and more securely, please take a few seconds to upgrade your browser. (Ha! How to Use Sorghum Syrup Picked up a jar of sorghum syrup on a scouting expedition, having heard of sorghum pie and curious. organic mustard for 50 cents, etc. Our mill is located midway between Nashville and Knoxville in the hills of Tennessee. Filed Under: Real Food Geeks Tagged With: A Sweet Sweet Summer, evergreen, natural sweeteners, real food, sorghum syrup, sweeteners. that’s where i get my maple syrup- (though it isn’t scratch/dent) it is $38 a gallon for grade A michigan maple syrup. June 26, 2020 by Katie Kimball @ Kitchen Stewardship® 61 Comments. In something with lots of strong flavors anyway, like these soaked pumpkin muffins, I bet you could start with half and move up to almost all sorghum. Hubby and 2 of my kids adore sorghum molassas on biscuits, for instance (true Southern! Sorghum is sweet,  of course, but I’d say not quite as sweet as honey or maple syrup, and there’s a bit of a hearty taste like molasses, although not quite as strong as molasses. Even though both are sticky, sweet substances that have a similar texture and viscosity, they are nutritionally different from each other. As a topping, it definitely has a unique flavor (an acquired taste, perhaps?). I’ve never heard of this, but a less-strong alternative to molasses sounds intriguing. The stalk is pressed for the juice. It is ah-mazing in chocolate recipes like cake and brownies- it just adds that little somethin’ you can’t quite put your finger on. Some posts on this blog contain affiliate links which generate commission if you purchase anything starting with those links. Come visit us during September and October and watch us make sorghum syrup. Please do tell where you get your maple syrup from? Safety Guidelines: The World Health Organization recommend no more than 50gm refined sugar (about 12 small teaspoons) per day for an average adult and are considering reducing this to 25gm. It is left now to small family farms to supply the niche of healthy-minded folks with sorghum syrup. Unlike sugar, which is 100% empty calories devoid of nutrition, you can actually expect some nutritive value from a purely natural sweetener like sorghum. Sara Pollard Pagano – that’s a new one on me – is it good? ), the other kid and I can’t stand it…, Sorghum is something with a lot of flavor of its own, so it’s a tricky deal. My dad was from Southern Missouri and we’d always pick up a jug when we went back for family reunions. Same here! We at Kitchen Stewardship® are not doctors, nurses, scientists, or even real chefs, and certainly the FDA hasn't evaluated anything on this blog. I’m Katie, the voice of healthy kids cooking, and I’m on a mission to connect families around healthy food. The grain-free granola recipe in Healthy Snacks to Go works really well with just about any liquid sweetener subbed for either the maple syrup or honey. Calories ≠ GI. yes i forgot to mention pecan pie! Sweet sorghum syrup. The trick to substituting sorghum syrup for other sweeteners is knowing what ratio to use. Here is my article on sorghum and other “weird” foods we eat. Sorghum syrup, also known as sorghum molasses, has been used as a healthy sweetener for centuries. It always makes me think about going to my grandparents house when I was growing up. Of all the sorghum we have tried, I like Muddy Pond the best – BUT – I have trouble finding it. By using our site, you agree to our collection of information through the use of cookies. Just the other day I was explaining to a friend what this was. I use it in chili and pot roast and pork roast and of course bbq! I’ve used molasses and sorghum but only in recipes that call for it; I haven’t been brave enough to try subbing yet myself. Lauren, If there were still only 5 I would have been finished with the Sweet, Sweet Summer series a lot sooner!). you might consider ebay for maple syrup. Sorghum syrup comes from a plant usually called “sweet sorghum,” a plant popularly grown in climates too hot and dry for corn. We looooove sorghum. Well they do include shipping in the quart rate, and it is a better rate when you buy in bulk, so it only costs me $36 a gallon. Check out the nutritional value profile for just a tablespoon of sorghum syrup: Some of those percentages seem low, for sure, but remember that’s in just a tablespoon of a sweetener, where if you choose honey or table sugar, you get practically nothing. To me, sorghum syrup tastes like a combo of molasses and honey, And, I think the flavor of honey give sthe impression of being really sweet, even if it has been attenuated out pretty good. I wasn’t able to find a definitive link for you, but here’s a pretty complete discussion: http://paleohacks.com/questions/1457/artificial-sweetners-is-stevia-primal. 3. My daughter has a home baking business and we go to Muddy Pond about twice a week for sorghum and other baking items. LOL. He would take leftover cornbread cut into chunks and put in a tall glass .. drizzle sorghum on it and fill it up with whole milk. If you are in the GR area, it’s from Wegman’s in Alto, direct from the farm. Nutrition of Pure Maple Syrup vs Honey. Pure maple syrup contains 13.5 grams of carbohydrates, 12.4 of those grams being mostly sucrose, a complex sugar. Sorghum syrup not only contains several other trace minerals but most notably, healthy amounts of iron, calcium, and potassium. Unlike Honey or Agave Syrup most of the sugar is sucrose. also i use it for water kefir. We moved to the Deep South (from VA, making us Yankees to the locals) a year ago. The positive part of all that is that you can get to know your sorghum farmer, and quite often you’ll find organic or almost organically grown sorghum. It is a better source of calcium than honey. I think the phone number is listed at the maple syrup post: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2011/07/14/a-sweet-sweet-summer-maple-syrup-and-maple-sugar-facts/, Dang, LIzi knows how to get the deals! I live only about an hour from Muddy Pond and have used their sorghum. Pure maple syrup and honey are commonly labeled as healthy and natural sweeteners -- often as an alternative to sugar or sugar substitutes. ), the other kid and I can’t stand it…, After reading your post I went to open my jar of sorghum to put some in my vinegar water, and I couldn’t get the blasted thing open. Makes me hungry . Syrup of good quality could be produced from Sorghum genotypes having high percentage of lowering sugars and low percentage of … I thought that might be the case, but always better to check, right? In my opinion, (don’t hate me) Sorghum is a much easier way to produce natural sugar on a homestead if you live in the right climate. Humm… : ) I did some quick research; looks like it can be grown anywhere corn can grow! I’m also interested in hearing about coconut sugar. Sorry, preview is currently unavailable. Molasses is a defining component of fine commercial brown sugar.Sweet sorghum syrup may be colloquially called "sorghum molasses" in the southern United States. Thanks! Muddy Pond Sorghum Syrup. I had a dear friend who brought me some homemade sorghum years ago. 4201 N. Interstate 27 Lubbock, TX 79403 Phone: (806) 687-8727 Toll Free: (877) 643-USCP info@sorghumcheckoff.com. Sorghum Syrup Sweet and buttery complexity, but not as sweet as maple syrup or honey. In America, sorghum became an important crop for hot southern states in the early 1900s, and sorghum as a sweetener became rather popular when sugar was scarce in the 30s and 40s. Apparently, I need to do more experimenting with this little gem! Have you ever heard of hickory syrup? Sweet Sorghum FAQs | NSSPPA. I have some sitting in my cupboard. I saw a list recently of sweeteners humans consumed 100 years ago. My dad was raised using sorghum. At least with raw honey, molasses and sorghum, you’re getting some benefits with your insulin response! And so did my grand daddy, born in 1896. Sorghum molasses is how it’s known around here. The flavor of that sorghum is unlike any that I have ever tasted. Contrary to what some believe, there are few similarities between pure maple syrup and honey. I’m fascinated… I have some in my cupboard now, but living in New England it is hard to come by. Did you know that Sorghum is the fifth most popular crop worldwide?1 I had no idea! I’ve also used it in other baked goods, and put it on my morning oatmeal. WHO guideline for a healthy diet. Sorghum syrup is extracted from the plant by crushing the stalk. OK I called the health food store and they said they have 1/2 gal for $32. I also love it in yogurt with cinnamon. Many good memories! I love sorghum! I really enjoyed reading this. When a recipe calls for molasses, I use sorghum. Time to start using it! The research on stevia and insulin response is inconclusive – some studies say it tricks the brain into expecting sugar so the pancreas releases unneeded insulin, which can be harmful. And really, any sweetener – even stevia – sets off the usual “sweet” reaction in the body, so there is NO safe sweetener for diabetics. the calorie note and diabetic note weren’t necessarily related…but I’ve never heard that any sweet response is not good for diabetics, even stevia. A mom of 4 kids from Michigan, she is a Certified Stress Mastery Educator and member of the American Institute of Stress. so go ahead, don’t just use it in place of regular molasses- use it on anything! If you want to use another liquid sweetener in place of corn syrup, possible substitutes are agave nectar, malt syrup, maple syrup, rice syrup, molasses, sorghum, cane syrup, and Golden syrup. Our collection includes Tennessee’s own Muddy Pond sorghum, Vermont maple syrup, maple syrup infused with … Thanks for the clarification. said it didn’t give him flare ups like maple syrup or honey would. Honey. 1 cup sugar = 1/2 cup sorghum. Would that be good, or would the flavor just be way too strong? I’ll have to see if I can find some. Sorghum might be popular as a syrup but it can also be used as a grain or ground into a flour -- it is in fact an ancient whole grain full of nutritional benefits. To avoid spoilage and produce the best syrup, they cook it the next day, thickening into light amber syrup that is then bottled. If you’re going to use a sweetener, why not use one that comes with a little nutritional value as well? Over the last 10 years, Katie has spoken prolifically at conferences, online summits and podcasts and become a trusted authority and advocate for children’s health. I grew up eating Sorghum on everything from biscuits to pancakes. Ten gallons of raw sorghum juice yields about 1 gallon of syrup. I’ve thought about it as a good alternative, but read some not-so-favorable stuff the other day. I love sorghum!!!!! Really? If you’re diabetic or need to avoid blood sugar spikes, sorghum is not a safe alternative sweetener.” try it in brownies or chocolate cake, thats my fave way to use it. sometimes i think it gets burnt or something when they are boiling it down, and sometimes it has a metallic taste- which could be from the iron content, i don’t know! Enter the email address you signed up with and we'll email you a reset link. Sorghum syrup is lower in total sugar but higher in fructose, making it sweeter than molasses . Once upon a time, it was the sweetener used by poor folks, as it’s produced locally, while refined sugar was for the rich. we question why our waistlines are expanding, video of the process from Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill, How to Cook Frozen Ground Beef in the Instant Pot. Now I can’t eat any grass grains so no sorghum syrup. of course, it will taste a bit different than Karo, and a lot depends on how picky your family is. when subbing, just use half the volume as sugar. Any products mentioned are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. In September and October we will be able to buy fresh sorghum right from their mill. She often partners with health experts and medical practitioners to deliver the most current information to the Kitchen Stewardship® community. But I would guess that you wouldn’t notice at all baking with it. Honey, on the other hand, contains 17.4 grams of carbohydrates with 17.3 of them being mainly … on cornbread. i sometimes cut it with maple syrup in my pecan pie. they also have bulk cheese for great deals, usually $2/lb, if you buy that. Ok,, lizi, so I’ve been contemplating using sorghum instead of corn syrup in a family pecan pie recipe I have. My grandmother (born 1895) was from Alabama and called it SAW-gum. Honey is a thick golden liquid that is made by bees after collecting nectar of flowers. It is phenomenal! The small amounts of calcium and magnesium helps them sleep. Morris, G. P., Ramu, P., Deshpande, S. P., Hash, C. T., Shah, T., Upadhyaya, H. D., Kresovich, S. (2012). Delicious!! In 2016 she created the #1 bestselling online kids cooking course, Kids Cook Real Food, helping thousands of families around the world learn to cook. I avoid it because of something I read from Dr. Mercola about it having a much higher glycemic index than even honey. I live in MO and I know it is grown all around the midwest, not just the south. Oh, my, now that’s some good home cookin’! Thanks, Lizi..for example, are you saying when a recipe calls for 1 c. Sugar, use 1/2 c. Sorghum and no sugar at all…or 1/2 c. Each? also their pastured eggs are like $1.50/dozen! We’d mix butter with the sorghum and spread it on our biscuits. I’d love to get it for your price. Leading Gourmet Food Distributor for East and Middle Tennessee. winter squash, BBQ sauce, and it’s great with things that have ginger . She used it over pancakes/waffles but always explained that the reason she used so much was because it was good for you. made from the bark of the hickory tree. However, once cane and beet sugar, and then corn sweeteners like corn syrup and high fructose corn syrup, were established as cheap (subsidized!) Oh my gosh — it’s just about my favorite dessert now! (Don’t know what it is made from though. Ashley, Before multivitamins, doctors sometimes prescribed sorghum syrup to help folks get the necessary iron, calcium, and potassium. Of course he doesn’t eat it as dessert — more as a side dish for chili, but I had to label it as “dessert” in my mind to keep from eating a whole dish :). By the way the maple syrup I buy is 32oz. Like sugarcane syrup (‘kakvi’ in Marathi), sweet sorghum syrup can be used as a liquid sweetener in various food products due to its excellent taste. but even my mom and dad think it tastes great! My family and I had the privilege of making sorghum syrup with our landlord for many years. Some studies suggest that it increases insulin sensitivity, so the body needs less to do the job. Yesterday, I made a mushroom glaze out of sorghum syrup, bourbon and hot sauce. Mmmmm! It is made from a heat and drought tolerant grass named sorghum grown in warm climates. Like sugarcane syrup ('kakvi' in Marathi), sweet sorghum syrup can be used as a liquid sweetener in various food products due to its excellent taste. I was thinking that the nutritional content was higher, but that may have been for blackstrap molasses. The syrup was then developed as a sugar and molasses alternative. I’m coming back to it again, but here’s one from a while back: http://www.kitchenstewardship.com/2010/04/15/agave-and-stevia-all-natural-unsafe-or-unhealthy/ Sorghum is amazing. around here we have these amish stores that sell not only bulk but scratch/dent/almost or barely expired items. Retrieved June 16, 2020, from. The syrup is produced primarily in the United States and is used by the food industry as a substitute for sugar. How did I miss this article in February? It depends on where you live – I can get local raw honey for about $16-17 a half-gallon and maple syrup for $40 a gallon (and that’s CHEAP compared to buying online because we have local maple syrup here in Michigan). My grandmother, born in 1901, loved it! Please remember that I’m just a gal who reads a lot and spends way too much time in her kitchen. Sweet Sorghum Originated through Selection of Dry, a Plant-Specific NAC Transcription Factor Gene. Maybe not white wedding cake, but I use it all the time. Katie. If people can find it locally- ask around, ask older folks, it can be a bargain. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. if it’s within a day trip, it can def be worth the drive, esp if you carpool with some other mamas. Funny this would come up! Katie–I’m so glad you’re exploring some natural alternatives! Please talk to your health professional (or at least your spouse) before doing anything you might think is questionable. Love it! Opps..I see you anwered that below..thanks for clarifying!! a gallon for it and are extremely pleased with the flavor and quality. Kitchen Stewardship | Caring for All Our Gifts. i want to switch to grade B as i hear it is more nutritious (minerals, etc) and stronger maple flavor. Sorghum is the juice from the sorghum cane that is boiled to produce the syrup. Recipe comes from our Tennessee relatives. You can download the paper by clicking the button above. Looking through the website for Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill, I just realized that they are who supplies it to the Park How cool! We actually buy that container of sorghum that they sent you. It does not mold like maple syrup, but could sugar. Ground into flour, sorghum can be used as a substitute for wheat flour. Sorghum syrup is still a sweetener, and it actually has more calories per tablespoon than molasses, maple syrup, or white sugar and about equal to honey. I thought, wow bet there’s some great sorghum molasses here! It is delicious! This post may contain affiliate links which won’t change your price but will share some commission. I buy it at every time we are in the Great Smokey Mountains (the store sells it, so proceeds go to projects in the park). Sorghum syrup retains all minerals, and it should never be cut with anything or need any chemicals to produce.3 You can see a video of the process from Muddy Pond Sorghum Mill in Tennessee, the folks kind enough to send me a bottle. I put it in my chili, baked beans. It’s great on pancakes, biscuits, cornbread, etc. i would think these amish type stores would be anywhere in the country where there is an amish presence. I was just looking at buying some. One of the largest festivals, in the beautiful mountain town of Blairsville, Georgia spans two weekends--October 9-10 and 16-17. It originated in Africa before traveling to Asia, Europe, and North America. Good to know! And I can’t tell you enough it is soooooo yummy in chocolate cake or brownies. Process: The sorghum plant has an unfortunate name - a name looks like something you’d skim over the back of a label packed full of strange ingredients. My Gramma use to make Taffy with sorghum syrup and then me and my brother would get to butter our hand,s and pull the taffy until it was ready to cut into piece,s and eat. Katie. I grew up with “sawgrum” as my grandmother called it. Sorghum syrup is still a sweetener, and it actually has more calories per tablespoon than molasses, maple syrup, or white sugar and about equal to honey. Well this is a sweetener I haven’t tried – but you bet I will – just need to get my hands on some! It is a better source of calcium than honey. I guess I need to search it online. is a thick, sweet, dark syrup that looks and tastes a lot like molasses, and it is even sometimes erroneously called sorghum molasses. YUM My husband likes to make fun of my pronunciation of it—-but that’s how I learned to say it @ a young age! ? I’d start using sorghum to replace one-fourth of the honey or maple syrup in any recipe and you could inch that up to a half. (We also have a family legend about someone subbing blackstrap molasses for the dark corn syrup…she’s a wonderful cook, but we all make our mistakes…:). ps- i also get canned organic tomatoes for 55 cents, organic coffee for $3/lb, organic dark chocolate bars for 50 cents, and homeopathic/natural medicines there for $1 or $2. Molasses, on the other hand, was brought to the U.S. from the Caribbean, the epicenter of … My father-in-law introduced me to sorghum drizzled (who are we kidding? i think the amish stores just don’t charge as much mark-up, plus they are solar powered and in the country with low overhead. In the comments, Lizi says to use half the sorghum as white sugar – so if a recipe (especially chocolate cakes and such, she recommends) calls for 1 cup sugar, you can use 1/2 cup sorghum instead. If you’re diabetic or need to avoid blood sugar spikes, sorghum is not a safe alternative sweetener. A huge benefit of sorghum is that it might cost less for you than honey or maple syrup. Thanks for mentioning it. . When we first moved to our home the fields all around town were filled with sorghum. Glad to have a good online source. Honey. The article also mentioned that folks back then ingested about 2 pounds of sugar per year, total, and we’re up to well over 150 per person in modern times. Molasses is a by-product of the sugar industry. A&B Distributors 107 Randolph St. Knoxville, TN 37915 Phone (865) 525-9000 Email: orders@aandbdistributors.com I use it instead of molasses in recipes. Sorghum likes sandy soil, which will be perfect for my garden (I live a stone’s throw from the river). Its my absolute favorite on my pancakes and biscuits. Back in the North, we were the only people I knew that ate it, let alone knew what it was. You can use sorghum syrup to replace other liquid sweeteners, like honey, molasses, maple syrup or even white sugar in recipes, though on its own sorghum syrup is more like maple syrup than any of these other sweeteners. My daughter , her children, and I moved to Crossville Tn from Michigan last fall. Four things I especially like about sorghum syrup: 1. Sweet sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench] is a sugar producing multipurpose crop which is used for simultaneous production of grain (from earhead), sugary juice (from stem) and fodder (leaves and bagasse) for livestock. I use it all the time. She is passionate about researching natural remedies and making healthy cooking easier for busy families. I put a bit in my children’s milk at nighttime. You know, it is no maple syrup but it is pretty good. Zhang, L., Leng, C., Luo, H., Wu, X., Liu, Z., Zhang, Y., Jing, H. (2018). Katie Kimball, CSME is a trusted educator and author of 8 real food cookbooks. 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