Limoncello

6 lemons
750 milliliters vodka
2 cups granulated sugar

Remove zest from the 6 lemons and squeeze juice from 2 of them. Add zest and juice to a large Mason jar with the vodka; seal. Leave for about a week, inverting or shaking jar every day.

In a pan, heat 2 cups water with the sugar until dissolved. Leave to cool. Stir sugar mixture into vodka mixture and leave for 10 more days. Strain into bottles and keep in freezer. Makes 1 quart.

— Recipe from "Jam, Jelly & Relish: Simple Preserves, Pickles & Chutneys & Creative Ways to Cook With Them," by Ghillie James (Kyle Books, $22.95).


Reader Reaction
We reserve the right to remove any content at any time from this Community, including without limitation if it violates the Community Rules. We ask that you report content that you in good faith believe violates the above rules by clicking the Flag link next to the offending comment or fill out this form. New comments are only accepted for two weeks from the date of publication.
COUPON OF THE WEEK