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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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Dehydrated Tomatoes & Making Tomato Powder

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A few weeks ago, I was dehydrating the end of my delicious summer tomatoes when I discovered I still had some of last year’s dehydrated tomatoes sitting in a...

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8 Delicious Ways To Use Up Leftover Preserves

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I always seem to have a jar or two of jam or jelly with just a spoonful at the bottom. Never wanting any of that deliciousness to go to...

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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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Homemade Maraschino Cherries

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Homemade Maraschino Cherries: A few years ago, a TV program showed how they commercially make maraschino cherries and OMG – I never wanted to eat them again! Why? Because...

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Flavoring Water Kefir – Part 2 of 2

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How To Flavor Water Kefir In my last post, I gave you the whole scope on how to make water kefir – a fermented probiotic beverage made with sugar...

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Making Water Kefir – Part 1

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New to fermentation? First check out my post: The Truth About Fermented Foods.  What is Water Kefir? Water kefir is a probiotic, fermented beverage that can be flavored with...

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The Truth About Fermenting Foods

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Lacto-fermentation of food is a process that is getting a lot of press lately. But the question I get the most from people is: “What exactly is this fermentation...

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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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