Have you ever had shagbark hickory syrup? It is heavenly! A local Wisconsin company, Shagbark Hickory Syrup offers this gourmet delight through their company on line at http://www.hickorysyrups.com and at local farm and flea markets.
The hickory nuts and bark are harvested near Appleton, WI and the syrup is made in small batches in Black Creek, WI. When looking for local food and unusual "Made in Wisconsin" foods for gifts, consider this treat. It can be used on pancakes, waffles, French toast, baked beans, squash, as an ice cream topping and as a glaze for ribs.
Be sure to check out the website to see the different size jars and be sure to "like" them on Facebook for free monthly giveaways.