Make your house smell like Christmas with the recipe below!!
P.S. To add more Christmas smell into your house bake Christmas cookies!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
1 ½ Cups fresh cranberries
3 tangerines, halved
3 whole cinnamon sticks
2 star anise (optional) gives a strong black licorice smell
1 teaspoon whole cloves
1 inch piece fresh ginger
1 vanilla bean+ 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
1 small branch fresh pine
1 cup apple cider, pomegranate or cranberry juice
Combine all the ingredients in a medium size saucepot. Fill the pot with water until it reaches ¾ the way full. Place the pot on the stove and bring to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, adding more water as needed. Let it simmer for close to 4 hours and then let it cool over night and simmer again the next day. Just be sure to keep adding more water.
By Roi Ioannou