Let's face it, maple makes most things better. For instance, take the lowly parsnip.
Not much to look at is it? A cross between a carrot and a turnip. The Romans considered them to be an aphrodisiac. Which is why Nigella Lawson has a Maple Roasted Parsnip recipe.
Some parsnips, some maple syrup, some time spent in the oven and Voila...