02/27/2013 09:57 am ET Updated Apr 29, 2013

11 Ways To Use Maple Syrup

Each season has a sweetness attached to it: something to love, something to savor, something to look forward to -- or to miss when the weather starts changing. In the winter, it's maple syrup. Because what's sweeter in cold weather than the warmth of a pork shoulder, rubbed with it? Or crispy French toast, drizzled with it? Or popcorn, or duck, or pound cake, or ice cream... Get out that jug and take advantage.

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