Monthly Archives: December 2010

Infusing water with carbon dioxide: The Sodastream ;)

Between the holidays and multiple interviews, I’m about as frayed as one can get (said as I lay on my couch on a friday afternoon still in my PJs). A few weeks ago I started up a big batch of … Continue reading

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Almond Infused Vodka

I was going to save this until I made a new batch, but it went over so well I thought I would step it up, since even if I started it today, it takes too long overall. Raw almond are … Continue reading

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JalapeƱo Tequila and Homemade Triple Sec: DIY Spicy Margarita Kit

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I’m currently in a rather intense job-hunting process. Last week reached a bit of a peak–4 interviews! All went well and I have 3 followups already scheduled (the other pending, but looks good). … Continue reading

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RESULTS: Tangerine success!

Hey little boozeangels, I may or may not be on my 3rd drink already, at 8:20! I did go to the gym today, so it sort of evens out. After 3 days of infusing, I strained & bottled the tangerine … Continue reading

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Checking in on the Tangerines

It’s been 47 hours since I started the Tangerine infusion and it’s coming along nicely. Much deeper orange color than expected, though some of that might be from the fruit. The flavor is rather strong, but I do think one … Continue reading

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The SuperScience in Making a New Infusion: Tangerine-Infused Vodka

I had hoped to do this with blood oranges. However, after checking FIVE different rather snooty produce markets, I’m still coming up empty. Instead I prowled around looking for something extra pretty. Enter, the tangerines. What the crap is a … Continue reading

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3 Ways to Make Strawberry Infused Vodka or Strawberry Infused Rum

Strawberries, especially fresh-picked, are one of my favorite things in the world (and not just among foods). All three of the following formulas produce really good results. Fresh Strawberry Infused Spirit This will include the most tartness of any of … Continue reading

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