Category Archives: Aromatic

Nutmeg infused rum–spice things up!

The Caribbean island of Grenada has a fabulous nutmeg syrup that combines with rum and ginger ale to make their amazingly refreshing national cocktail. Components: 1 cup light rum 2 whole nutmeg pods Instructions: Crack each pod into a few … Continue reading

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Thyme Infused Vodka

We always need more thyme and with this infusion, you’ll need never worry. Thyme is a somewhat difficult flavor to pin down–to me it basically just smells like “Italian.” Sort of an oregano-basil-peppery kind of thing. Mt favorite uses for … Continue reading

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Ginger Infused Vodka (also works as Ginger Infused Rum)

Rum or vodka work for this one. I greatly prefer the vodka version, which can be used as a replacement in most rum drinks you’d want to ginger up (like a Ginger Mojito). I’ve made this vodka a number of … Continue reading

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Green Tea Infused Rum or Vodka

I really want to share what I’m drinking right now but I haven’t posted the infusion yet! Alas, it’s not in the cards for today, but here’s something also awesome and will help drive away the winter blues. Either variety … Continue reading

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Daikon Infused Vodka

Daikon! With a taste like a very mild red radish, a look like an oversized albino carrot, and the texture of a raw potato, this East Asian radish is the most cultivated vegetable in Japan (by land use) and for … 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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Tastes Like Burning: Habanero-Infused Vodka & Tequila

I have a secret to share. When I was young I really did not like spicy-hot type foods. I believed, and sometimes continue to, that the whole obsession with making things hotter and hotter was just masculine posturing. “Why yes … Continue reading

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