*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                                 Absinthe 2
 
 Recipe By     : Making Cordials & Liqueurs at Home, J.P. Farrell
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cordials & Liqueurs              Third
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Tsp           Crumbled Wormwood
    1      Cup           Vodka
    2      Tbsp          Chopped Peppermint Leaves
    1      Piece         Lemon Peel, 3/4 X 2 Inches
                         sugar syrup, 1/3 to 1/2 cup
 
 Add the wormwood to the vodka in a jar.  Shake well and let steep for 48
 hours. Strain out the wormwood and add the peppermint leaves and lemon
 peel.  Let steep for 8 days.  Strain through cheesecloth.  Add 1/3 cup of
 the sugar syrup and try the mixture cautiously.  You may want to increase
 the syrup to 1/2 cup.  
 
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