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Homemade Vanilla Extract

Vanilla beans are much less expensive than commercial vanilla extract. Moreover, a difference in the type of alcohol used vastly changes the taste. Try this using vodka, rum, bourbon, or Canadian whiskey.

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class="parag4"> Variation
Substitute 1 vanilla bean with 1 tbs whole coffee beans, for a coffee-vanilla flavoring.


Yield: 1 quart vanilla extract


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