The "clove oranges" that I started last weekend
Television watching evenings are great to sit
and stick holes in oranges and insert cloves!
Today, I made the "marinade"
1/4 cup each:
and orris root
Mixed all together in a bowl
And then sprinkled on the oranges
in my largest bowl
Layers of spice mixture and oranges
Kept on a kitchen counter
So I can turn them and coat them in the spice mixture
For two weeks to a month
When they'll turn from clove studded oranges sprinkled with spice
Into hard pomanders!
Once hard, I'll either put in net and tie with ribbon
or tie with ribbon
To give as gifts or hang in closets
Their smell is heavenly!