Two days ago, we filled 4 jars with 10 ounces of coconut oil and about 4 tablespoons of spice each. Normally our coconut oil is solid at room temperature but due to the warm temperatures in my apartment, the coconut liquefies and makes the perfect oil for infusing spices.
Madder Root (I know, not a spice, but whatever)
Wondering what that strange white stuff is? It's cheese cloth. We originally made a cheesecloth packet of madder root but the oil was not soaking through fast enough (we are impatient) so we opened them up and shook the root right into the oil. We'll remove the cheesecloth later.
Stay tuned for the thrilling results because in about two weeks we will strain the oil and start making colourful soap!