It’s peach picking season

It’s peach picking season

It’s peach picking season, and while of course, we love eating them fresh off the tree, you can also roast these tasty fruits. Most roasting recipes call for added sugar, but we suggest trying a drizzle of  Vanilla Extract instead. The vanilla will bring out the...
Employee Appreciation Day at Shank’s!

Employee Appreciation Day at Shank’s!

We recently held our annual Employee Appreciation Day event here at Shanks and fun was had by all! This yearly event connects all employees over fun games, good food, and great conversation.  Thanks, to Maddash grilled cheese, Lancaster Burger Co, Hess’s BBQ and Good...
Vanilla Facts!

Vanilla Facts!

Vanilla Facts! Did you know that after saffron, a spice derived from the flower of the Crocus, Vanilla is the most expensive spice in the world? Shank’s Extracts offers all grades of vanilla products including gourmet beans — high, mid, and low vanillin. We also offer...
Vanilla Facts – Did you know!

Vanilla Facts – Did you know!

Vanilla Facts – Did you know  The vanilla Bean Orchid takes three years to start producing beans and the flower stays open for only one day. Beans are hand picked and dried which can take 4-6 months. WOW! Vanilla is the only fruit-bearing member of the orchid...