Monday, October 15, 2012
Make Your Home Smell Like Fall: Simmering Stovetop Potpourri
Pumpkin Spice Simmering Stovetop Potpourri
½ gallon apple cider
1 cup canned pumpkin
3 cinnamon sticks
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 tablespoon whole cloves
Fill a saucepan ¾ full with apple cider. Mix in pumpkin, cinnamon sticks, nutmeg, vanilla extract, and whole cloves. Bring the mixture to a boil and then reduce to low heat. When the mixture gets low, add more apple cider (or water if necessary). Be sure not to let the mixture scorch.
There are lots of other simmering stovetop potpourri combinations for a delicious-smelling home. Aside from those listed above, some of the most popular ingredients are orange, lemon, bay leaves, anise, rosemary, and dried lavender. So mix up your favorites and see what you like best! What’s your favorite simmering stovetop recipe for fall?
Photos by Brigette.
Source: Make Your Home Smell Like Fall: Simmering Stovetop Potpourri | Free People Blog http://blog.freepeople.com/2012/10/home-smell-fall-simmering-stovetop-potpourri/#ixzz29R0KHz95