Extracts 101: vanilla, mint, lemon, almond. Learn how to make your own extracts and save money. I think we have all seen tutorials on how to make your own vanilla extract but From first principles goes a little further and gives us the how to make mint, lemon and almond extracts. Extracts are so expensive to buy so this is very good advice for us to make our own and cut down on expenses. I make my own vanilla extract and it is so much better than store bought. It takes only what a recipe calls for instead of doubling which is what I always seemed to need with the store extract.
Extracts 101: Vanilla, Mint, Lemon, Almond