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.
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!
Recipes for a basic Raspberry liqueur, as well as four other flavor combinations. These little red gems are what got us infusing and we haven't looked back. They are still one of our favorites. Do yourself a favor and infuse raspberries this season!
Use mini bottles of liquor to create your own vanilla extract. The best part of this approach is that you can use several types of alcohol, giving you a variety of extracts that are just right for your dish.
Homemade infusions have a fresh, natural flavor. And making your own better-than-storebought infused spirits is not some elaborate or expensive project. It's as easy as putting things in a jar, pouring booze on top, and waiting.
You can have the taste of the tropics, even in the winter! Infuse fresh pineapple in your choice of spirit, and sip your way to happiness. We infused both rum and vodka. It was a tough choice to pick a favorite. Which will you pick?