Baby Barrel has Arrived

We’ve taken possession of a 5L barrel! We ordered it through B.Y.O.B in Toronto. We’ve filled it with boiling water and are awaiting the proper seal to occur. We’re still debating what to put into it virgin interior. My vote is the classic Negroni. Stay tuned….  

Boozy Ground Cherries – T

T – Ground Cherries in Vodka fresh, whole ground cherries [pricked through in two directions] 1 tbsp sugar Okanagan Spirits Vodka I’m new to my love for ground cherries [aka – Physalis or Cape Gooseberry]. They are a very delicately flavoured fruit and havevery little sweetness to them. Again, I …

Green Gooseberries in Vodka – S

fresh, whole gooseberries [pricked through] 1 tsp. sugar Okanagan Spirits Vodka The Okanagan Vodka has quite a liquorice flavour to it so …

Boozy Gooseberries – R

R – Gooseberries in Gin fresh, whole gooseberries [pricked through in two directions] 4  whole allspice berries 1 anise star 1/4 cup …

Boozy Blueberries – Q

Q – Blueberries in Vanilla Vodka fresh, organic farmed blueberries 1/4 cup of white sugar 2″ cinnammon stick smirnoff vanilla vodka I’m …

Boozy Tomatoes – O & P

I’m so excited to try preserving tomatoes in vodka. Worse case scenario, the next few spaghetti dinners are better than ever. Best …

ONE more jar of cherries – N

There were just enough fresh sour cherries left to make a middle sized jar. You might wonder why I didn’t eat them. …