The newest additions to our family. The darker coloured chicks are turkeys. They have a brown tinge because of the red heat light that is shining on them. My husband is holding a turkey chick to give you a closer look. I have one of its huge cousins in the oven today. It is cool so it is a good way to add some heat to the house. I am also making bread and that will help keep me warm. I used maple syrup as part of the sugar this time.
You can substitute the syrup for sugar in any recipe that includes a liquid. Just reduce the amount of liquid according the quantity of syrup. i.e. 1/2 cup of maple syrup means reducing the milk or water by 1/2 cup.
I also toss some cinnamon into the batter as it is so good for you and it smells lovely when you make toast.
Getting to be quite the gourmand, aren't I?
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