15 Last-Minute Infused Alcohols To Show Someone You Really Care
Same-day bacon bourbon for V-Day? Yes, please.
People love DIY gifts. People also love alcohol. And with Valentine's Day coming up, these quick concoctions could just save the day.
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<h1>How to make infused alcohol: Desired flavors + liquor + sealed container + dark cabinet = drunk deliciousness.</h1>
And they don't have to take forever. "I've found that most recipes for infusions tell people to leave stuff steeping for entirely too long," says Marcia Simmons on <a href="http://drinks.seriouseats.com/2012/05/diy-vs-buy-how-to-infuse-spirits-at-home-flavored-vodka-or-rum.html">Serious Eats.</a> (As an infused alcohol experimenter myself, I have to agree with her.) "Herbs, hot peppers, and vanilla beans, for instance, can make an intensely flavored infusion in as little as a day," she says.<br><b><br>
Here are quickie infusions that are sure to make them happy…
<h1>If it's 3 days before Valentine's day...</h1>
<h1>Pineapple and Pepper Vodka</h1>
For a spice-lover. Get the recipe <a href="http://taylortakesataste.com/preparing-for-spring-with-vodka-infusions/">here</a>.
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Spiced Chocolate and Sweet Potato Brownies
With cacao nibs, you get all the benefits of dark chocolate—antioxidants, fiber, iron, magnesium, and more—without added sugar or other fillers.