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Cucumber Infused Vodka

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Cucumber Infused Vodka

Booze never ceases to find favor with food swappers. Infused vodka is ideal for refreshing summer cocktails. Serving suggestion: Fill a short glass with green olives and capers. Pour a jigger of chilled vodka and a splash of vermouth over top.
 
Cucumber Infused Vodka

Ingredients

  • 1 English hothouse cucumber, sliced thin
  • 750 ml decent quality vodka
Time estimates

Prep time: 10 minutes 

Total time: 5 days 

Cooking directions

  1. Combine sliced cucumber and vodka in liter-sized screw-top jar. Shake gently.
  2. Let stand at room temperature for 5 days to allow flavors to fuse. Strain cucumbers by pouring contents into clean jar. Seal and refrigerate until ready to serve.

Yield: Makes 1 750 ml bottle