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Simmer Pot

Simmer Pot
Recipe Date:
November 6, 2023
Cook Time:
Imperial (US)
What is a Simmer Pot?

Transform your home into a haven of warmth and comfort with a simmer pot. Simmer pots or stove top potpourri are the not-so-secret approach to naturally infusing your space with seasonal aromas. People love simmer pots not only for their beautiful smell but also for their ability to create a tranquil, inviting ambiance and evoke nostalgic, cherished memories. Wishing you a wonderful holiday season.

  • Pot of water or apple cider for a sweeter smell
  • 2 Apples
  • 2 Oranges
  • 2 Lemons
  • A small handful of cinnamon sticks
  • A small handful of star anise

Turn on the stovetop heat and fill your pot with water or apple cider and ingredients like spices, herbs, sliced fruits and citrus peels; We’ve noted some ingredients below to get started, but feel free to customize this versatile recipe to your specific tastes. Let these ingredients boil, then turn down to a simmer. In no time, the smells of the simmer pot will fill your home with a comforting embrace, like you’ve been baking all day. Keep a close eye on the water level and refill the evaporated water every half hour or so as desired.

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season.