is vodka infused with cucumbers and makes for cool and easy summer cocktails. Serve it over ice, with soda, or, as pictured here, in a Cucumber Martini
. Best of all, making Cucumber Vodka is beyond easy:
- Peel, seed, and roughly chop 1 large garden or English (hothouse) cucumber.
- Put chopped cucumber in a large glass container with a tight-fitting lid.
- Pour 1 750-ml bottle of vodka over the cucumber. Seal and let sit at least three days and up to two weeks (any longer and the vodka will take on the slight bitter taste of even peeled cucumber).
- Strain vodka back into its original bottle (I suggest clearly labeling the bottle to avoid cocktail confusion). Discard or eat the "pickled" cucumber.