Preserves, Liqueurs and Infusions
All levels | 46 min 18 sec
Boozy Concotions
Fruit and Veggie Preserves
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In this class, Kelly and Sarah share six recipes for holiday preserves, all of which make perfect gifts for your favorite foodies. From boozy concoctions to pickled veggies, each recipe is super-simple, quick-to-make, and requires a relatively short wait period before they can be consumed. Alcohol-based recipes include a grapefruit-ginger infused vodka, a cherry-vanilla-orange bourbon, coffee liqueur, and orange-fig bitters. For non-alcoholic options, recipes include a zippy preserved lemon, a no-fuss quick pickle, or a tart, sweet syrup called a shrub made from cranberries and pomegranates.
Here’s what you’ll need:
Tools and Materials:
  • Kelly and Sarah's recipe cards (in the downloadable PDF!)
  • Variety of clean jars and bottles
  • Labels - yarn - string - pens - scissors and paper for labeling
  • Measuring spoons
  • Pyrex measuring bowl with spout Measuring cups
  • Medium sized sauce pan and stove top
  • Sieve and cheesecloth
  • Whisk
  • Oven or toaster oven
  • Large bowl and wooden spoon
  • Kitchen knife
  • Peeler
  • Cutting board
  • Small funnel
Cherry Bourbon:
  • Thawed cherries
  • Bottle of Bourbon
  • Vanilla bean
Grapefruit-Ginger Vodka:
  • 1 grapefruit
  • 1 piece of ginger
  • Bottle of vodka
Coffee Liqueur:
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Instant Coffee
  • Vodka
  • Vanilla bean
Orange Bitters:
  • Oranges
  • Figs
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Cardamom pods
  • Grain alcohol (at least 80 proof)
Winter Berry Shrub:
  • Pomegranate seeds
  • Cranberries
  • Sugar
  • Red wine vinegar
Quick Kitchen Sink Pickle:
  • Cider vinegar
  • Water
  • Kosher salt
  • Pickling spices
  • Veggie to pickle
Preserved Lemons:
  • Kosher salt
  • Lemons
  • Lemon juice
Learn how to:
  • Master the basics of infusing alcohol
  • Make a pickling brine
  • Ideas for how to use the final products in recipes and cocktails
What you’ll get:
  • A detailed class on how to make preserves, liqueurs and infusions
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Itemized supply list
  • Step-by-step expert instruction from author Kelly Wilkinson
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions and interact with other students
Class PDF
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