Ah, vanilla. A baker’s gold. Have you ever wondered how vanilla extract came to be? I did. My curiosity as to what was in the little bottle at the store and what made it so darn EXPENSIVE led me here to share this experiment and history with you.
Try any of these blackberry infusions: Blackberry Bourbon, Blackberry Mojito (with rum, lime, and mint) or Blackberry-Lemon Brandy/Vodka. These might just give you some inspiration to try a recipe of your own!
Preserving the harvest as it becomes available with a rumtopf, otherwise know as Bachelor's Jam (why should bachelors have all the fun?!). Seasonal fruit is added to the jar as it is harvested and a little sugar and rum is added to top it off!