October 5, 2009

Clove studded oranges~

Thank y'all so much for your comments on my 'Fall' post. A couple of you asked how we did the clove stunned oranges~

We used two small containers of whole cloves and about 10 oranges. Then we proceeded to make fun, unique, random designs on the oranges by poking the cloves in~

To make it easier on Bella's fingers, she would poke the orange with a thick upholstery needle first then she would poke the clove in.

It smells wonderful but thanks to my sweet friend Lisa (and courtesy of Paul Dean) here is a recipe for something that will make your whole house smell like fall

Sliced apples
Sliced lemons
Sliced oranges
Bay Leaves
Whole cloves
Cinnamon sticks

In a slow-cooker, combine fruit to preferences of smell. Cover in water. Top with bay leaves, whole cloves, and cinnamon sticks. Leave slow-cooker on low.

Let me know if this helps~


Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! October 5, 2009 at 7:09 PM  

Oh YES!!! This is the one....and it makes the house smell FABULOUS!!

Bella looks so cute dressin up her oranges:)

Hope you all have a great week!!


PS. I sent you an email, did you get it? Nothing has changed.....my email is still the same.

Football & Fried Rice October 5, 2009 at 7:12 PM  

Makes me want to have some people over!!! THANKS for sharing your tricks of the trade!!

Lori Lynn October 6, 2009 at 1:13 AM  

Thanks very much. We are showing our home tomorrow evening. Perhaps I should get this going in the crock pot.

Love the picture of Bella

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