Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Lemon + Thyme + Vodka = Good stuff.
Make your own flavor extracts for all your baking experiments or as gifts. Once you know how to make them you'll regret spending money on store bought stuff. Apply the same technique to make flavored liqueurs as well!
Minimal work, minimal ingredients, maximum reward. Learn how to make vanilla, mint, lemon, and almond extracts - cheap and delicious!
Baking extracts are basically just super-intense infusions. Eugenia Bone shows you how to make your own.