Making your own liqueurs is fun, creative and a frugal way to stretch your dollars. Here is a recipe for vin d' orange. Enjoy!
2 bottles white wine (750 ml each)
1 cup vodka
4 oranges, peels intact, scrubbed and chopped into 1 inch pieces
1 cup sugar
1 cinnamon stick
1 vanilla bean
Combine all ingredients in large glass bowl, stir to dissolve sugar.
Cover tightly, set aside, stir every day.
After one week, strain through cheesecloth, taste liquid for sweetness. If necessary, add a bit more sugar to taste. Decant into bottles, discarding solids. Cork and keep in refrigerator.