The Gift of Orange Peels
Whether planning for an open house, a festive family get-together, or if you just wanted to change the atmosphere and lighten the mood around your home, this recipe works wonders. And, it’s SO EASY!
Diced orange peel from 1-2 oranges
1 cinamon stick or (1 tsp gound)
12 whole cloves (or 1 tsp ground)
1 or 2 star anise
1 tsp all spice
3 whole cardamom pods
Place ingredients in a potpourri pot (or in a sauce pot on your cooktop / low setting) and cover completely with water. Simmer. Do not allow potpourri to boil dry. Check water level periodically.
FOR AGENTS ONLY
BONUS GIFTABLES: If you are looking for a seasonal flower-pot or pop-by marketing gift, consider dressing a few teaspoons of your dry mixed ingredients in a 4″x4″ gossamer swatch, bundled and cinch with raffia, ribbon, or curling string. Add your business card and/or a CMA, and it’s winner-winner chicken dinner! Make sure to give your recipient a copy of the instructions above.