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Can this vanilla extract be saved?

MamaCooks | Nov 8, 2010 11:46 AM

I started my first batch of vanilla extract in May, hoping to give some as holiday gifts. I threw it together based on tips from the Chowhound posts: Basically, it's a ton of good-quality vanilla beans, all split in half, and upper-middle-grade vodka, stored in a dark cabinet and shaken weekly for 6 months now.

And it still smells and tastes way too boozy. I couldn't use it in recipes.

Any suggestions for salvaging it?

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