Fact: Vanilla comes from the cured seed pod of the vanilla orchid, the only orchids that produce an edible seed.
Fact: Vanilla is one of the world's most expensive spices.
Fact: Like fine wine, vanilla extract matures with age.
Fact: You can make your very own vanilla extract using Instructables 15-step DIY method.
Fact: Making your own vanilla extract is, like, so punk rock.
— Brian Bernbaum