Bottling Up Our Homemade Vanilla Bean Extract!!! YAY! The Day Has Arrived!

It’s finally THAT day!!!  We get to bottle up our YUMMY Vanilla Bean Extract and Package it up for Gourmet Christmas Gifts made with lots and lots of Love!!!

So, we started by printing our labels.

So, we started by printing our labels.

See.  Here's an up-close shot.

See?  Here’s a close-up shot for ya.

Behold, the VANILLA!!!  We also have our little jars all sanitized and ready to go.

Behold, the VANILLA!!! We also have our little jars and lids all sanitized and ready to go.

Behold, the HARD WORKIN' MAN!

Behold, the HARD WORKIN’ MAN – AKA – the grebe!  Note: He’s all sanitized and ready to go too.  😉

Label ON the Bottle.

Label ON the Bottle.

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Make Your Own Vanilla Bean Extract!!!

Homemade Pure Vanilla Extract Recipe
This is REALLY happening!  (I'm so easily entertained)...

This is REALLY happening!
(I’m so easily entertained)…

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Buy Your Vanilla Beans NOW… It’s time to make our Homemade “Beanilla Extract” for Christmas Time!!! Woot Woot! We make it next week. =)

THE TIME HAS COME!  YAY!!!   Like we talked about on Facebook, it’s time to buy!  We need to get our products asap, to have them on hand to make our homemade “Beanilla Extract” – That would be Vanilla Bean Extract!  Yippy!!
It takes 8 weeks to sit before it’s ready, so we have to get on it right away, as we are already getting a late start.

What you need to determine is the quantity you’ll be making.

Q.  Are you making this for yourself only, or do you plan to give it as gifts?

Once you have determined the amount you will be making, you will need to purchase FIVE vanilla beans per ONE cup of Vodka.  That’s kind of the standard.  There are many ways to do it, but this is the way we’ll be doing it.

Q.  Do you have the proper glass storage containers to cure your Vanilla Extract?

I will provide you with all of the information that you need to buy the items, or to give you an idea of what you’ll need.  Here goes:

Vanilla – This is where I bought my vanilla this year.  I can’t vouch for it yet, because it hasn’t arrived, but the prices are great, and the reviews are good… So, I went with it!
Again, remember that when buying, you’ll want 5 beans per 1 cup that you’ll be making.

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