For Those Of You That Make Your Own Vanilla Extract.....

Decorating By mbranko24 Updated 13 Sep 2012 , 3:56am by BlakesCakes

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mbranko24 Posted 12 Sep 2012 , 7:04pm
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What seller do you purchase from? I know many of you have ordered from EBay, and I just saw that Olive Nation as Madagascar beans as well.

Also, do you primarily use Madagascar beans or another flavor or a combo of both?

Thanks!

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BakingIrene Posted 12 Sep 2012 , 7:36pm
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I purchase from Hach&Ausmann.

Tried Penzeys and they were dried hard as rock. Not fragrant at all.

Tried other brands, not nearly as true or strong.

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BlakesCakes Posted 13 Sep 2012 , 3:56am
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I purchased some wonderful beans from Amazon.com for an excellent price. My resulting vanilla is great.

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=bl_sr_grocery?_encoding=UTF8&field-brandtextbin=Vanilla%20Products%20USA&node=16310101

The beans came with a recipe card and they also sent a sampler of some of the "higher grade" beans--enough to make at least another pint of extract.


HTH
Rae

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