What should I do with 50 vanilla beans!?!?!

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by silkiechicken, Dec 14, 2010.

  1. silkiechicken

    silkiechicken Staff PhD Premium Member

    20 of them will go to extract, but what about the other 30!
  2. DuckLady

    DuckLady ~~~Administrator~~~BYC Store Support Staff Member

    Jan 11, 2007
    NE Washington State
    Send them to your favorite female BYC Admin.
  3. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
    Make more extract and give it as christmas gifts...
  4. redhen

    redhen Kiss My Grits... Premium Member

    May 19, 2008
    Western MA
  5. BethieofVA

    BethieofVA Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 27, 2010
    Yorktown, Virginia
    Take several and bury in a jar of granulated sugar. It will become fragrant over time and is wonderful in recipes! You just keep topping off you sugar as you deplete it. Also, you could use one to make these fantastic sweet potatoes for Christmas. It is from my blog!

    Here is a link.... http://youknowwhatyououghtado.blogspot.com/2009/11/simple-vanilla-bean-whipped-sweet.html

    you type in vanilla in the search, I have quite a few recipes you could try!
  6. nczookeeper

    nczookeeper Out Of The Brooder

    Aug 30, 2010
    Quote:[​IMG] nothing like vanilla sugar! YUMMY. . .course I'd use a couple of them beans in my Cuisinart ice cream maker and make up some really good stuff!

    Where did you get 50 beans? Vanilla beans are expensive -
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2010
  7. maizey

    maizey Chillin' With My Peeps

    Creme Brulee Baby!!! [​IMG]

    Really you can use it INSTEAD of vanilla extract in any recipe and it will be knock your socks off amazing. You can also share [​IMG]

    where may I ask, did you get 50 vanilla beans and was it for a good price and if so, please share your source if you can.
  8. goldenluver

    goldenluver Chillin' With My Peeps

    May 20, 2009
    Springfield, Oregon
    I buy mine off ebay for a decent price
  9. AkTomboy

    AkTomboy Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2009
    DJ, Alaska
    I was going to say share!!

    Goldenluver~ how do you like the ones you get off of Ebay? Whos your seller if you dont mind, It is impossible to get fresh beans up here and I have always been leary of picking a seller and ending up with nasty beans that I spent a ton of $$ on
    Last edited: Dec 14, 2010
  10. NoseyChickens

    NoseyChickens Feathers On The Ground

    Aug 3, 2009
    Southern California
    Wow I would have never thought to look on ebay. They are so stinkin expensive!

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