Look what’s coming!

I was busy today. Well, as “busy” as playing with vodka can be. I’ll save the blood orange stuff for another time, but since this won’t be ready for about 3 months, it must be revealed:

Photo by Michael Paydos

Dees are some fine nuts

I’m throwing together a new batch of almond infused vodka, due to wife and friend obsession with this particular infusion (to be fair, it’s quite tasty). I’m very partial to Trader Joe’s, especially for their fine selection of nuts. A 1-pound bag of raw almonds for $5! That’s a fine bargain.

Photo by Michael Paydos, 2011

Chopping is far preferable to using a food processor.

I was asked about how finely to chop. It’s not quite rocket science, or really sciency at all–just chopchop for a bit. If you have a meat tenderizer you can also smash em.

Photo by Michael Paydos, 2011

It looks better after a while

Due to popular demand, I am actually whipping up a double batch. However, at the cinnamon stage, I plan on only doing half that way to see how they compare. I also added a bit extra vanilla this time just cause.

Click here for complete instructions on making Almond Infused Vodka.


About Dazed & Infused

Failed science major turned to creative writing which led to a job as a bartender hack turned mixologist turned book editor turned writer who then went on to the world of International Corporate Communications. This is a bit getting back to his roots--that would be booze & science & rambling.
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2 Responses to Look what’s coming!

  1. Sarah P says:

    I am so excited that you made a double batch.

    Also, thanks for showing a picture of what the almonds look like chopped; now I know what to shoot for.

  2. Pingback: The amaretto sour, very from scratch | Dazed & Infused

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