Making Limoncello, step three

I started the process of making Limoncello a few months ago — and this afternoon, Mama and I enjoyed the fruits of my labor while stretched out on lounge chairs in our backyard oasis! Step one was infusing vodka with fresh lemon peels, letting the mixture sit untouched in the dark for a month. Step two…

Making limoncello, part one

I’ve been wanting to make my own limoncello since tasting this delightful liqueur many years ago in Italy. Just outside our back door, Mama and I see our neighbors’ big, beautiful lemon tree that’s heavy with fruit. While chatting over the fence recently, they kindly offered to share, and that seemed like a good reason…