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?
Simple method for infusing vodka . . . or any neutral spirit . . . with the wonderful taste of natural vanilla.
What to do with one single stalk of rhubarb? Introduce it to the overripe plums on the container and some 4oz jars and make a teeny batch of jam.
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.
Pear Jam gets an upgrade with vanilla beans. Elegant and isn't that what's all about?
Taste testing homemade vodka and bourbon based vanilla extracts - both delicious and the bourbon one emerges as our favorite.
Make your own vanilla infused sugar- great for baking (in German and English)
It's the easiest no-recipe jam recipe ever. Easy to adapt into cherry-vanilla or other flavor combinations. No muss; no fuss.
Cranberry Vanilla Bean Syrup, a sweet/tart syrup perfect for drizzling over ice cream or mixed with soda water. Bonus recipes for a cranberry vanilla compote and a gin Cocktail.
Shout out to the GF community about choosing a grain free vodka to make your own vanilla extract.
Home Made Vanilla with guidelines as set forth by the USDA for strength. We make this every year around this time and give it out for Christmas as presents.