Nothin beats maple sugarin in the spring! The picture above is actually step two in a 2 step process. First you make a hole in a maple, boxelder, river burch, black walnut, or hickory tree and collect the sap. (Maple trees produce the most sap) Then you boil it till it's syrup. You can boil it all up in any pan you want over a fire or on the stove. It really is that simple, here are a few suggestions.