December 2, 2016

Update on Homemade Vanilla

March 1, 2014 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Back in November, I started my homemade vanilla project.  Now that it’s been three months, I wanted to let you know how it’s coming along. Every couple of weeks, whenever I remember to do so, I swirl the mixture around a few times. The mixture has now turned a much darker brown.  As far as smell, the vodka smell is still lingering, but the vanilla smell has gotten much stronger.   I don’t think […]

Homemade Vanilla

November 16, 2013 aptprepper 1

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I’ve been wanting to try making vanilla for a long time.  I use a lot of vanilla for making muffins and desserts, but always found real vanilla to be expensive.  This is an ideal project for an apartment dweller:  it requires no special equipment and does not take up a lot of room.   And, it will save money in the long run. Ingredients: Vanilla beans – I chose organic vanilla beans that were […]