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Ina's Homemade Vanilla Extract
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Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Vanilla Extract

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 30 days 5 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Inactive: 30 days
  • Yield: depends on bottle size



  1. Find a tall bottle that will hold at least a dozen vanilla beans. Fill the bottle with vodka. Let the beans marinate in the vodka for at least a month.