MAKES 1 QUART
5 vanilla beans
1 quart (100-proof) vodka
Split and scrape seeds from vanilla beans. Place pods and seeds into a quart jar. Fill with vodka and seal. Let sit for 3 weeks. Shake daily.
Strain through tea strainer or small, tight-woven sieve and bottle. (Lacey uses dropper bottles, but any attractive glass bottle will do.)
Tim Lacey, the Drawing Room
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