I’m not including a printable because you might want them to say something different or more customized (plus, chances are your name is not Jones…and what if you use Tahitian vanilla beans? My hands have gotten worse and so far none of the options I have chosen have helped to improve them.It’s usable at this point, and likely better than most stuff you can buy in the store.But if you can, I would let it brew for another month at This year, I started mine in July!
Then place them in a cool, dark place (like a closet or a cupboard) and shake them once a week or so. I don’t mean to be–I genuinely want to love the Christmas season. Basically…I’m here to help anyone else who feels a little frazzled by the time December rolls around.So in October, I’m all excited about Christmas cards and holiday goodies, so really, now is the key time for me to pounce on Christmas, because if I , I’m going to have a lot of half-filled treat bags, undelivered laundry detergent (yes, I give laundry detergent to friends and teachers for Christmas…I’m THAT friend), and Christmas cards that I post on Facebook 6 days after Christmas is over. buying real vanilla extract), and if you make it for gift-giving, you can start now. You’re going to need some supplies–vanilla beans, liquor (yes, vanilla extract is made with liquor–I know people who were genuinely shocked to learn this), and bottles.I decided I wanted to try making vanilla with both vodka and white rum to see what I liked better. When it comes to booze, I pretty much know nothing from firsthand experience, so I was just going off what I was reading on the internet.Vodka is often the standard for vanilla-making, but a lot of people also recommended using rum.