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Reviewed Orangecello

Sep 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

A few suggestions for those who want to improve upon this recipe or make it their own. I had read about a similar recipe where the orange zest was oven dried first, so I tried that, and it made for a different but great taste. Try taking some or all of your zest and drying it in your oven at a low setting (150-200 F for about an hour. Some of the...

Reviewed Orangecello

Sep 10, 2011 in Food Network Community Toolbox on FoodNetwork.com

Another thing to try is using a very high proof grain alcohol. If you notice, even more expensive 80 proof vodkas have a distinctive bit of aftertaste to them, but neutral grain spirits(i.e. everclear) are cheaper and allow the flavor of the oranges or lemons to shine through. Just be sure to dilute the aged mixture back down to a reasonable alc...

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