Weíre normally into all-ages sorts of crafts, but once in a while a crafty gal has got to cut loose! How about fancying up your next cocktail party with a home-made vodka infusion?
Many store bought “infused” vodkas are full of mystery sweeteners and artificial flavors. Keep all those unwanted chemicals out of your cocktail and get creative at the same time! You can even go for an organic vodka.
This infusion recipe only takes a few days, so if you get started soon, youíll be all set for any Thanksgiving shindigs! Here is a basic recipe and a couple of flavor suggestions to get you going:
Basic Vodka Infusion
The best part about infusions is that you can get experimental! Try fun combinations of fruits, herbs, and even veggies and see what you get! You can mix these into cocktails, serve them over ice, or combine them with a little simple syrup and soda water to really bring out the flavors in the vodka. If youíre not sure what you want to try, here are a couple of tasty options:
This list is far from comprehensive. Experiment with different flavors, and have fun! Have you made any boozy infusions? Tell us all about it in the comments!
By Becky Striepe, Green Options
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