Make Your Own Vanilla Extract with New Products from Down to Earth Foods!

We get excited about new products from our vendors at FMO – and we can’t wait to make some homemade vanilla extract with the NEW whole vanilla beans from our friends at Down to Earth Foods!  We’ve got a great recipe from AllRecipes.com for making your own vanilla infused extract for baking.

Vanilla BeansHomemade Vanilla Extract

1 whole vanilla bean, split lengthwise

1 small bottle of  vodka

Place the vanilla bean in the bottle of vodka and seal. Store in a cool, dark area such as a kitchen cabinet for 3 weeks, shaking the bottle every week. Three weeks is the minimum, store it 6 months for the best flavor.

Down to Earth Foods carries a variety of products for the home cook including spices, flour, rice, popcorn and popcorn flavorings, steel cut oats, honey, Himalayan salt, coconut oil and so much more.  You can find Down to Earth Foods at market on Saturdays from 8am-1pm – and be sure to like them on Facebook!

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