In Search of Imitation Brandy Extract

by Florida Hound 7 years ago

Any sources known to anyone? I found 2 "imitation brandy extracts" on the web- one out of Canada that is affiliated with McCormick, but they don't do mail order. The other out of Colorado, and t...

Violet recipes

by kim2001 9 months ago

I recently got a small bottle of culinary violet extract as a gift. It smells amazing, but I cant find any recipes using it. I know I can always add it to whipped cream and things like that, but do...

which alcohol is more preferred between rum and vodka for making pure vanilla bean extract ??

by hae young 10 years ago

hey! which alcohol is more preferred between rum and vodka for making pure vanilla bean extract ??? and can anyone suggest some authentic recipe of that PVBE?

Sherry Extract?

by lifecomm 11 years ago

Hello, I need some sherry extract for a white fruit cake. This stuff is no longer easy to find. I found this: http://spicebarn.com/sherry_flavoring.htm Is this the same thing? Can I make s...

Homemade vanilla - white/yellow film and floaties

by Texan_baker 12 months ago

I have never made homemade vanilla before, so am not really sure what to expect. About 3 weeks ago I divided up 2 oz of Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans in 1.5 L of Tower vodka in 4 bottles. Now, t...

Chinese Ingredients: Borax Powder, Mushroom Extract

by David A. 16 years ago

My Taiwanese wife uses some strange ingredients and I'm wondering whether anyone can reassure me that they are not blatantly poisonous: 1) Borax Powder (pingsha). This is used to he make "he fun...

unbelievable deals on vanilla beans and extract at Xanath [Mission District, San Francisco]

by david kaplan 12 years ago

Xanath, the new-ish ice cream place in the Mission (SF), is owned by a saffron and vanilla importer. They sell vanilla beans and extract at an extraordinary discount. A pint of organic vanilla extr...

Making vanilla extract Ina Garten's way..anyone try it?

by javaandjazz 9 years ago

Just watching Ina Garten and saw her make vanilla extract. She just put the entire bean right in with the vodka into a mason jar. No splitting and cutting. I usually cut my vanilla beans in one inc...

Root Beer Extract

by Transplanted Texan 11 years ago

Does anyone know where I might buy root beer extract in MoCo or Frederick Co.? Penzey's doesn't carry it, nor does the Harris Teeter on Darnestown Rd.

Some help in choosing a quality vanilla extract

by DonaldT123 2 years ago

Hi all, I do realize this topic has been covered before, but considering it's been some time since this subject was discussed, it may be worth revisiting it. The reason I started this topic is I gu...

Malt question: Horlick's vs. malt extract vs. Carnation

by angusb 13 years ago

I love chocolate malts, and I always have to ask for EXTRA EXTRA malt in order to get enough of the delicious malt flavor I am looking for. Unfortunately, most places us Carnation Malted Milk powd...

Best Vanilla Bean For Extract?

by Emmnemms 10 years ago

Hiya! So I have decided to make my own vanilla extract. I have heard many good reviews of the ebay seller "Vanillaproducts" and he has very good prices to boot! My only thoughts is, I have no ...

QUALITY ALERT : Trader Joe's 'Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract' 4 oz

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by toodie jane 15 years ago

Earlier in the season I picked up some TJ Pure Bourbon Vanilla Extract. Like a fool I didn't taste it. Weak vanilla aroma, bitter, and harsh alcohol. Not at all like good vanilla should be. I...

ISO : Jasmine extract/essence and/or other flowers

by uberathlete 12 years ago

Hi all. This may seem a bit weird but does anyone know where I could possibly find Jasmine flower essence/extract? It's sometimes used to flavor tea but in my case I'll use it to add fragrance to a...

Homemade Vanilla Extract

by FoodWacky 8 years ago

A couple of years ago I started making my own vanilla extract at home, and wow, what a flavor difference! It was so frustrating buying those tiny bottles of extract at the grocery store, spendi...

Almond Extract and Nut Allergy

by SaraASR 13 years ago

Does anyone know if people who are allergic to nuts (like almonds) also have an allergy to Almond Extract. I am making sugar cookies and the glaze I want to make calls for Almond Extract. Any extra...

How much Vanilla Extract equals one Vanilla Bean?

by elmomonster 15 years ago

I've got a recipe which calls for one vanilla bean, but I've got a lot of Bourbon Vanilla Extract I'd rather use. How much of the Vanilla Extract shall I use to equal the flavor of one vanilla b...

What is Blueberry flavor?

by JRC14 4 years ago

We've all eaten blueberry muffins, pie, ice cream, etc., and experienced the flavor we associate with blueberries. Recently I've tried my hand at making blueberry compotes with fresh berries and th...

Can Lorann Flavoring Oils Last Indefinitively

by lukfam 7 years ago

I found some Lorann oils that I used use for chocolate making quite a long time ago. I am wondering if they are still useable? Is there any way to tell if they've gone bad - smell test?

Your favorite vanilla extract...?

by CindyJ 15 years ago

A friend of mine went to Mexico recently and brought me back a bottle of the most tantalizing vanilla extract I've ever experienced. Every time I open the bottle, I make everyone within shouting d...