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Fruit Liqueurs – In Half the Time

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Homemade Liqueurs Quickly - LivingHomegrown.com

Homemade Liqueurs Quickly - LivingHomegrown.com

If you are like me, you enjoy making gifts for the holidays.

But unless you planned WAY ahead, you probably don’t have ready-made gifts sitting on the shelf. And there are only a few weeks left!

Well, I’ve got you covered.

Make fruit liqueur!

A homemade fruit liqueur is just an infused spirit (vodka, brandy or gin) that is sweetened. It is delicious and quite simple to make.

But…with only a few weeks until the holidays, I am giving you an accelerated method below.

You make the liqueur in half the time.

AND you have a better, deeper flavor in the finished product.

Here’s the scoop on how it’s done.

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Jammosas – Another use for leftover jam

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I don’t know about you, but I’m just starting to recover from all the holiday festivities of the last few weeks. Whew! So, I am actually not participating in any big...

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Homemade Liqueurs and Infused Spirits

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I don’t do a lot of giveaways on LivingHomegrown. The only time I offer a giveaway of any kind is when I’m really personally excited about something and I...

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How to Make Jam Cocktails

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Jamtinis! If you have ever been to one of my canning demonstrations, you know that I always like to demonstrate my signature drink – The Jamtini. It is a delicious martini...

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Three Lemony Ways to Infuse Vodka

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“When life gives you organic lemons, make infused vodka!” Oh Baby! It’s fast and it’s easy. Infused vodka makes killer martinis or takes a simple vodka tonic to a...

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Preserving Fruit in Alcohol – Homemade Liqueurs

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I have a new blog post up over at the Growing A Greener World website. It is all about making homemade liqueurs. YUM!   We didn't film an episode...

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“Give Me A Shot Of Basil” – Homegrown Cocktails

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I ran across this interesting article in the San Francisco Chronicle about how some bars are growing their own cocktail ingredients. While some bars and restaurants contract with local...

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Lemon Verbena Fruit Punch

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Here is a recipe I like to make in the summertime using fresh lemon verbena leaves. Lemon Verbena Fruit Punch 1/2 cup lemon verbena leaves5 cups cranberry-raspberry juice blend4...

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Preserving Summer with Tutti-Frutti and Rumtopf

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Okay -So this website is all about gardening and eating “fresh-from-the-garden” ingredients. Right? Well, here is a fun way to capture a bit of summer in a jar which...

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