The year’s first crop will take center stage at a dinner in Wells, Vt. next week.
The annual Old Tyme Maple Sugarhouse Dinner, featuring a variety of maple-inspired fare, will be held from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 12.
The maple-inspired dishes begin with a pre-dinner salad bar featuring over 25 different items including maple French, maple lemon basil, maple balsamic, maple creamy basil and maple poppy seed dressings.
The main course will consist of maple glazed ham, maple pineapple sauce and mashed potatoes, as well as maple baked beans and hard boiled eggs cooked in maple sap. There will also be plenty of maple-flavored condiments such as maple mustard, maple pepper and maple vinegar. Dessert will consist of maple sundaes and cookies and maple flavored coffee and team will be available.
The cost of the meal is $12 for adults; $6 for children ages 10 and younger and free for anyone younger than four years. Take outs are available.
The event is a major fundraiser for the Wells United Methodist Church. For more information, call 802-325-3203.