Carrot Cake with Maple Syrup Frosting (recipe mentioned in column and on my website): The perfect ending for a maple-themed dinner.Photo: Kevin Scott Ramos

Check out my column in the New Haven Register

https://sfarticles.tumblr.com/post/631009864348549120/maple-a-fall-flavor-favorite-does-much-more-than

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