I scraped and boiled a vanilla bean in last night's batch and it totally tastes weird now. And I'm waving my fist at whoever suggested maple syrup, too! Or maybe my maple syrup was rancid? grrrrrrr Never mind. It's prly my fault; I got heavy handed w/ the dried fruit.
Oh well, it's only $2.50/box so I can try again tonight
Tonight will involve cinnamon and nutmeg. (hmmm do I know what cardamom tastes like?)
Now I want to make oatmeal raisin cookies!