a christmas potpourri - victoria magazine

6 cups
3 cups Fresh juniper sprigs with berries
2 cups Red rosebuds
1 cup Bay leaves
¼ cup Cinnamon chips
2 tablespoons Cloves
10  Drops rose oil
Drops pine oil
Drops cinnamon oil
1 tablespoon Orrisroot chips
Whole dried rose blossoms
Three-inch cinnamon sticks
20  Assorted pinecones, painted gold

Combine the juniper, rosebuds, bay leaves, cinnamon chips, cloves, and cones in a big ceramic bowl. In a separate dish, mix the oils with the orrisroot. Stir this mixture into the first one and put into a closed container to mellow for a few weeks, stirring occasionally. Place the potpourri in a dish and scatter the roses blossoms and cinnamon sticks on top.

Victoria/December/90 Scanned & fixed by DP and GG

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