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What's you favorite type of extract you make ??
 

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I'm very fond of lemon extract. In the winter, when lemons are cheap and plentiful, first I make a bunch of salt-preserved lemons. Then I take some more and remove the zest and squeeze for juice, which is frozen in ice cube trays. The zest is added to a jar, with 100 proof vodka and allowed to sit for at least 6 weeks before decanting and using. Actually, I still have about half a jar with the zest still in there from last winter- it won't go bad, just slowly gets a little stronger.
 

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I have to do some reading....but do you just buy plain vanilla and put some vanilla bean in it?

Vanilla beans are less online because you can get grade B. The beans I bought came with instructions too.
 

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Vanilla beans are less online because you can get grade B. The beans I bought came with instructions too.
I've read the the grade B beans actually work better for extract (but it's been so long ago that I can't remember WHY, just that it DOES)
 

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I made some orange, anise and cinnamon extract yesterday
 

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