Pumpkin Spice-infused VodkaSeptember 20, 2007 at 8:49 pm | Posted in Alcohol | Leave a comment
Picture and Instructions from Sunset with help from Alanna
Pumpkin Spice-infused Vodka
Cut 1 vanilla bean (6 in.) in half lengthwise. With a vegetable peeler, shave 12 thin ribbons (4 to 6 in. long and about 1 in. wide) off a rinsed piece of pumpkin or banana squash. In a 1- to 1 1/2-quart jar, combine vanilla, pumpkin, 1/2 of a whole nutmeg, and 1 bottle (750 ml. or 1 qt.) vodka. Seal jar and let stand at least 4 days or up to 3 months. The flavor intensifies the longer it stands; remove flavorings once vodka tastes as strong as you like.
Linda Lau Anusasananan , writePublicationAppearance();Sunset, OCTOBER 2005