Vodka or Rum, vanilla beans (found at any health food store) and a preservation bottle. So much cheaper than buying quality vanilla extract at the grocery. And what an amazing personal gift for the holidays!
Homemade Vanilla Extract - Mindlessly easy and so much cheaper & more flavorful than buying store bought vanilla! Makes great gifts! Link includes education on different types of Vanilla extracts for cooking.
How to make a mint extract with fresh peppermint and your favorite clear liquor. Homemade extracts are perfect for holiday gifts and cost less than store-bought extracts! It's also a good way to use up the summer harvest of mint leaves.
Homemade Vanilla Extract - Better and Cheaper than Store-Bought