sugar off

sugar off

To create maple sugar or especially syrup by boiling the sap extracted from maple trees. Primarily heard in US, Canada. Sugaring off has actually become the focal point of annual festivals all across this part of the country. The kids and grandkids still come over every season and help me tap the trees and sugar off.
See also: off, sugar

sugar off

v.
To make maple syrup or maple sugar by boiling maple sap: The farmer had gathered all the sap, and it was now time to sugar off.
See also: off, sugar
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FORGET borrowing sugar off your neighbour, these days it's all about wangling their wi-fi.
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To clean the empty caramel pan, don't attempt to scrub the hardened sugar off - just refill with hot water and pop back on the hob.
A food expert claims it is impossible for us to eat a doughnut without licking our lips to get the sugar off.
In Taubes's view, major nutrition authorities "have spent the last 50 years blaming dietary fat for our ills while letting sugar off the hook".
ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Authorities seized some P22.4 million worth of smuggled refined white sugar off Barangay (village) Recodo here on Thursday evening.
Wipe the sugar off the onions and combine with the tomatoes, nectarines and parsley.
According to (http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2014/nov/19/scott-morrison-resettlement-indonesia-sugar-table) The Guardian , Morrison said Australia was "taking the sugar off the table" and stopping people from thinking they can wait in Indonesia to get to the country.
Each time Mari has finished the fairy gives her another one, until a voice over her shoulder shouts out, 'Iris, come over here, please.' The angel backs away, her blackcurrant eyes still fixed to Mari's, watching her lick her lips and suck the sugar off her fingers.
We were given a guided tour of the factory and even allowed to eat piping hot, unrefined sugar off the conveyor belt.
I also scrape the remaining hardened sugar off the sides of the pan when done making candy and crush it into granulated maple sugar.
SEOUL: The Indian coastguard has detained a "suspicious" North Korean ship carrying a cargo of sugar off the Andaman and Nicobar Islands after a more than six-hour chase, the Times of India said on Saturday.
A JB: It was difficult to believe what cooks went through to prepare a good recipe, such as chipping sugar off of large blocks.
I went boar hunting yesterday and as both the weather and my knee were playing up, I decided to sugar off home.