"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali
2 cups boiling water 2 oz instant coffee crystals 4 cups sugar 1 pint brandy vanilla beans
Mix together boiling water, sugar, and coffee. Let cool. Add brandy. Split a vanilla bean length wise and put 1/2 in each bottle. Add kahlua to each bottle. Let set for at least 30 days before drinking.
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