Monday, March 22, 2010

Recipe of the Week

~Simmering Potpourri~

1/2 cup dried orange peel
1/2 cup broken cinnamon sticks
1/2 cup whole allspice
1/2 cup bay leaves, finely crushed
1/4 cup whole cloves
1/4 cup anise seed
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon or clove oil

In medium bowl combine all ingredients except oil and stir. Add oil; stir to evenly distribute. Store in airtight container.

To use: In potpourri burner or small saucepan, combine 1 cup boiling water and 2-3 tablespoons potpourri. Simmer over candle or on low heat, adding hot water when necessary. Yields 2 cups potpourri. ~Enjoy the aroma~

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