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Maryland Maple Syrup

Savage River Lodge

The eco-lodge taps its own maple trees for syrup used to flavor such dishes as the creme brulee.


1600 Mount Aetna Rd., Frostburg, Md., 301-689-3200, www.savageriverlodge.com.


CASSELMAN INN

Start the day sweet and sticky with an all-you-can-eat stack of buckwheat cakes doused in Garrett County maple syrup.


113 E. Main St., Grantsville, Md., 301-895-5055, www.thecasselman.com.


ZAISER'S GERMAN MEATS

Even proteins get the maple syrup treatment; try a slice of the house-cured maple ham.


418 S. Main St., Accident, Md., 301-746-6012, www.zaisergermanmeats.com.

HERRINGTON MANOR STATE PARK

At the park's free Sap to Syrup demonstration March 20-21 learn about the process from start (tree) to finish (breakfast-ready condiment).


222 Herrington Lane, Oakland, Md., 301-334-9180, www.dnr.state.md.us


Pancakes and maple syrup served on March 21 cost $7, age 12 and younger $4. Entry to park: $3 per car on weekends and holidays.


GARRETT COUNTY ARTS COUNCIL GALLERY

Area artists find inspiration outdoors, creating paintings of maples, for instance.


206 E. Alder St., Oakland, Md., 301-334-6580, www.garrettarts.com.


STEYER BROTHERS FARM

The Steyer family certainly knows the biz. They have been producing syrup for more than a century. Taste their heritage by the bottle or jug.


2735 Gorman Rd., Oakland, Md., 301-334-2900.


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