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Vanilla

Published by admin on 13-Jul-2018 13:30 (236 reads)

I'm going to be making a few different vanilla extracts today. Why? because who doesn't love vanilla? Vanilla doesn't just smell and taste delicious it's also really good for you. So we should never feel guilty about enjoying this yummo bean.

I like to use vanilla extract when cooking, especially when I make my ice cream or custard. But I also like to use different vanilla extract when I make my own salves and skin creams.

You can extract vanilla a few different ways so that you have different products for different purposes. For example extracting into alcohol which is the most common way. You can also extract it into glycerine to make a non alcoholic one or use a mixture of the two, half glycerine and half alcohol. You can make an Extra Virgin Olive Oil Vanilla extract and you can also make some Vanilla infused fractionated coconut oil.

The process is similar for all the extracts. Take 4 or 5 vanilla beans and slice them down the middle. Place them in a glass jar and fill the jar with the medium of choice. You will need to sit the closed jar somewhere for a few weeks and then strain through a coffee filter and voila.

If you are totally impatient, in the case of the oils not the alcohol or glycerine, you can place the jar into a saucepan with some water and let sit on the wood stove for a day or two as long as the stove isn't roaring hot that is. When I want to cook and have the stove hot then I just remove the saucepan and put it back when it has cooled down enough and leave it overnight. I actually prefer to leave it for a couple of nights like this.

One way I like to use the vanilla coconut oil is to make my roller blends with some essential oils added. You get the benefits of the vanilla and the essential oils and the coconut oil so it is a win win win! (If you would like buy the Essential Oils that I love at wholesale prices visit my other website

The vanilla extracted into the glycerine or the glycerine/alcohol can be used to make an awesome room spray or body spray or added to your home made deodorant etc etc.

I hope you enjoyed this read. Let me know your thoughts or if you have any questions. cheers Kerri-Ann

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