Simmering Fall Scents You Can Create On The Stove

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Though summer isn’t over quite yet, it will be here before we know it. And I’ve got to say, after months of scorching heat, I’m looking forward to the chilly evenings of fall. One of my favorite parts of Fall is creating Fall scents on the stove that can be smelled throughout the house. Stovetop potpourri just makes a home so much cozier when the seasons are changing. Here are my favorite simmering pot recipes for your stove.
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Simmering Fall Scents You Can Create On The Stove

Pumpkin Spice

2 cups apple cider or apple juice

1 tbsp. vanilla extract

1/2 cup canned pumpkin

3-4 cinnamon sticks

1 tbsp. whole cloves

1 tbsp. pumpkin pie spice

1/2 an apple or dried apple slices

Mix all ingredients together on the stove and let simmer for up to six hours. You’ll get into the autumn spirit almost instantly!

Apple Pie

1 small apple thinly sliced
2 cups apple cider
1 tbsp. whole cloves
3-4 cinnamon sticks
1 tbsp. nutmeg

Begin first by bringing the apple cider to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, adding the rest of the ingredients to heat up over the next six hours. This scent is just as magical as the last. I find myself making this recipe almost every day during the Fall. I can’t get enough of how good it smells!

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Orange Spice

1 orange, thinly sliced
1 apple, sliced
2 – 3 cinnamon sticks
3  – 4 bay leaves
1 tablespoon whole cloves
4 cups apple cider

Begin by adding the sliced apples and oranges to a sauce pan. Next, add the cloves, bay leaves, and cinnamon sticks, pouring the apple cider vinegar over top. Bring all ingredients to a boil before leaving the mixture to simmer all day long. This scent smells good enough to eat!

Fruity Fresh

1 lemon

1 orange

3-3 inch cinnamon sticks

6 bay leaves

½ cup whole cloves

Start making this simmering pot recipe by layering the lemon and orange slices at the bottom of a saucepan. Cover with water, topping with bay leaves, cloves, and cinnamon sticks. As always, bring the mixture to a boil, before turning it down to a simmer to sit all day. Feel free to refrigerate the mixture and use it again the following day.

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