Fall stove top potpourri Ingredients: 4 cups apple juice or cider 2 apples, sliced 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 2 teaspoons nutmeg 2 teaspoons cloves 2 teaspoons apple or pumpkin pie spice 3 tablespoons cinnamon Directions: Stir all ingredients together into a pot and set to simmer. You can also place the potpourri in a mini slow cooker set to low. Make sure to watch your liquid level as it will evaporate. You can add more cider or water as it simmers.
Make your house smell like fall Simply cut an apple (any variety) into quarters. Put the apple pieces in a small pan. Fill the pan with water, then add some cinnamon sticks and whole cloves. Sprinkle in a little ground cinnamon if you want. Now here's the secret: Add a teaspoon or more of vanilla extract. Simmer on the stovetop, being careful not to let the water boil away.