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15 weird facts about maple syrup

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Some people prefer the sap

In South Korea, for instance, the syrup you can produce with the sap isn’t the thing. The sap itself is the thing. “Gorosoe,” which translates to “tree good for the bones” is something of an elixir to some Koreans, yet is basically just maple sap. This idea has its proponents in China and Japan as well.

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