Homemade Lemon Extract

Homemade Lemon Extract

I started this infusion two and a half months ago.  I was supposed to bottle it two weeks ago but was not able to locate it due to the move.  I found it today, filtered and bottled it just in time for the holiday baking.  I used Meyer lemon for this but you can use whatever lemon you have available.

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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Homemade Vanilla Extract

About a month ago, I made my own vanilla extract using different spirit variations.  I wanted to see how each vanilla extract would render.  Since there weren’t any well spirits in my house, I decided to use the stuff I had on hand.  Here’s what I had: Grey Goose Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, and Don Julio Blanco Tequila.  The photo above is at 33 days of aging.  1 more month to go!

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