What makes a house a home? An abundance of love, yes, but the scent of home-baked goodies in the oven should also factor in.
Photography: MARIA ROBLEDO
Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2013
Any of these baking extracts -- citrus, vanilla, almond -- will infuse your friends’ homes and homemade desserts with your handiwork.
Make extract samplers based on the giftee’s preferences. Try grouping lime, orange, and lemon; or lemon, vanilla, and almond.
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Citrus peel, scraped vanilla beans, or chopped toasted almonds
Pour vodka over citrus peel, scraped vanilla beans, or chopped toasted almonds.
Let them sit at least three weeks before giving or using.