Home For the holidays recipe
Home for the holidays is a recipe that will captivate and tantalize the senses of all who smell it. Its a great addition to the household holiday spirit for family, friends, or just yourself. Don’t take my word for it, try it out:
First, fill a saucepan/pot full with water. Next, add 3 bay leaves, 3-4 apple peels , and 2-3 orange peels. Stir 3 times. Let mixture sit for one minute, now add 2 lemon peels, 1 tsp of nutmeg, 2 tbs whole cloves. Stir 3 times. Let mixture sit for 1 minute. Now, add 1 cinnamon stick (broken and crushed into pieces) or 2 tbs of cinnamon, 1 tsp of vanilla or vanilla extract. Finally, Stir another 3 times and let simmer. (Optional: 5 star anise, 3 tbs rosemary, and 1 tbs peppermint or spearmint.) The scent from the simmering mix will travel through the home. Set timer for yourself and add water as needed. Don’t let the pot burn dry and do not leave the house with this heating on the stove. You can refrigerate this concoction and reuse daily for up to 1 week.