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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Make this a lunch by adding chopped grilled chicken, or serve it alongside salmon for dinner.
Mix this classic puree into yogurt or oatmeal, serve it next to potato pancakes or pork chops, or just devour it with a spoon.