How to Use Vanilla Beans

How to Use the Bean 

1. Split the vanilla pod lengthwise with a sharp knife

2. Scrape the tiny black vanilla beans out from the inside of the pod

3. Use the beans directly in any recipe 

4. The empty pod and leftover beans can be used for infusing into any other foods such as meat, sugar, cream, drinks, etc. 

Storing Vanilla Beans

1. Reseal the package to keep the unused beans moist and ​fresh 

2  Store in a dark, cool location

3. Do not refrigerate