A savory seasonal infusion.
18 Oz. Vodka
½ lb. Dried Black Mission figs, quartered
1 Small fennel bulb, thinly sliced
3 or 4 Fresh Black Mission figs, halved
In an airtight container, combine the vodka, dried figs and fennel; cover and refrigerate for a week. Shake the container each day. Strain the infused vodka through a very fine strainer into a pitcher. To serve, divide the vodka among 6 to 8 ice-filled rocks glasses. Garnish each drink with half a fresh fig.