Filippo & Rosa Francavilla's Limoncello Recipe (as enjoyed at the Crachesi del Nord America Reunion)
Take yellow skins from the 8 lemons (use a vegetable peeler to get
the thin skins and avoid getting the white pith) and place in
glassware with a lid, add one liter whole grain alcohol. Cover
tightly and let sit for 3 to 4 days.
Saluti! Filippo and Rosa Francavilla
1 dozen large lemons
Peel thin strips of the lemons avoiding the subdermous white pith. Steep the peels in vodka for a week or longer in a glass container or crock until the peels have lost their color. Strain. Make simple syrup by dissolving sugar and water over medium heat on a stove and let it cool. Add the sugar syrup to the lemon-infused vodka. Keep chilled in the refrigerator; not in the freezer - this version is not made with whole grain alcohol and it will freeze.
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