It is hard to believe such great flavor comes from these tiny little vanilla beans.  Watch this video to learn the long journey of the vanilla bean from plant to plate.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQl-oHeII6w

As we are approaching the end of the alphabet, we thought everyone would want to enjoy a nice cup of coffee after all these yummy foods from A to V (so far).  Below is a recipe from Taste of Home for homemade vanilla coffee creamer.

Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Vanilla Coffee Creamer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1 can (14 ouncesweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup half-and-half cream 2% milk or heavy whipping cream
  • Dash salt

Instructions
 

  • Split vanilla bean lengthwise. Using the tip of a sharp knife, scrape seeds from the center into a small saucepan; add bean.
  • Add remaining ingredients to pan; cook and stir over medium heat 5-7 minutes or until heated through. Remove from heat; let stand, covered, 15 minutes to allow flavors to blend.
  • Discard vanilla bean. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator up to 4 days. Stir before using.

Notes

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