Provided by: Chefs John Rose, author of The Vodka Cookbook
Wash and dry the peppers and slit them lengthwise into slivers (for less heat, remove the seeds). Place in a large jar with the vodka and infuse for 7-10 days in a dark, dry place.
Strain the mixture through cheesecloth and store in a bottle ready for use in martinis or other cocktails.(Published 2005)