When the time has arrived to use the vanilla extract, I will fill some small dark glass bottles I have on hand (from all those prenatal vitamins), label them nicely, and share with friends. The recipe suggests adding a bean to each completed jar, then simply topping off the vodka each time the extract is down to half a jar. (" This is the gift that keeps on giving. You may want to mention that you can reuse this jar instead of your friend sending it on to recycling. You could include a recipe for vanilla also, so your friends can make their own. This vanilla extract already smells so delicious!
|vanilla beans, vodka, and a glass jar|
|storing in a cool dark place for at least eight weeks|