Gallery: DIY GIFT IDEA: Flavored Cooking Oils In Beautiful Bottles

 
Here are some ideas:
  • Spicy pepper oil: assorted dried pepper flakes (jalapeno, habanero, etc.)
  • Lemon and garlic
  • Tarragon and chive
  • Italian spices: oregano, rosemary, thyme, and basil
  • Herbes de Provence
  • Garlic and fennel
  • Basil, red pepper flakes, assorted peppercorns
  • Cumin, coriander, assorted pepper flakes

Be creative, be safe, have fun with this, and enjoy sharing the deliciousness of the holiday season with awesome people and fabulous food.

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  1. jsv November 20, 2012 at 4:49 pm

    Flavored olive oils and dressings make great gifts but watch out; there are safe and unsafe ways to make infused olive oil. The unsafe way is to put anything in the oil that contains any trace of water or moisture. That would include garlic, lemon peel, fresh peppers, fresh herbs and spices. The oil will not support bacterial growth but the water containing herbs will. Botulism bacteria can grow in this type of environment, even in a sealed bottle.

    http://www.oliveoilsource.com/page/infusing-olive-oil

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