Saturday, August 4, 2012

Making Vanilla Extract

16 oz of Absolute Vodka
7 Vanilla beans
1 sharp knife
1 16oz container

Pour vodka into container set a side.
On a cutting board cut a vanilla bean down the center of the bean.
Use the knife to scrape down the bean gathering the beans caviar on the edge of the blade.
Drop caviar into vodka.
Use the scissors and cut the remaining parts of the bean into six pieces then drop pieces into the jar.
Place the lid and ring onto the jar and tighten.
Carefully shake the jar four to five times then place in a cool, dark, and dry place.
Within 4 months the extract will be ready for use.
Periodically shake.

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