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Homemade Vanilla Bean Extract

Ingredients: 10 Vanilla bean stalks 1 L. Bottle of Vodka Have you ever tried to make vanilla bean extract homemade? I just did! I am so excited about the project and I'm hoping for a tasty outcome. Here is a picture of my jar, along with 10 grade A Madagascar bourbon cured vanilla bean stalks sitting straight up and not bent. I ordered them from a company selling on Amazon. They are not cheap but in the long run, I believe they will be worth the money. The clear liquid is from a full bottle of vodka. I may have a lot of explaining to do when my husband finds the empty vodka bottle in our recycling bin. Vanilla Bean Extract I also ordered a glass leak-proof swing top cap jar that is slightly taller than the vanilla bean stalks so the liquid will fully cover them. Now, I just need to place the jar in the pantry waiting for the vanilla beans to flavor the vodka and change it into vanilla bean extract.  This will take months, but I believe it is well worth the effort. 

Steak Seasoning Rub Recipe

Ingredients:  ½ cup black pepper ¾ cup dried minced onion 6 tbsp. garlic powder 3 tbsp. caraway seeds 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes ¼ cup coarse kosher salt I love making this dry rub for my grilled steaks and red meats. Just mix it all up, and you have the best rub that can be used for up to 6 months in a Tupperware container!  Check out my link for purchasing Tupperware containers to store your spices by  Clicking here! Don't forget to click on your social media to share: 👇 👇 👇