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Fall Simmer Pot Recipe

Ditch the synthetic air fresheners and make your home smell like fall with this quick and simple DIY stovetop potpourri.
Total Time 30 minutes


  • cups crabapples
  • 3 sprigs fresh rosemary
  • 3 cinnamon sticks
  • water


  1. Place whole crabapples, rosemary and cinnamon sticks in a medium-sized pot.
  2. Cover with water.
  3. Simmer on stove at low setting. Be sure to top with water as needed.

Recipe Notes

  • Larger apples can be used. Simply cut in half before adding to the pot.
  • Water can be topped up several times. Set a timer so you don't forget about it and check often.
  • As an option, use a small slow cooker set on low. Be sure to set a timer and follow guidelines for minimum liquid recommended for your model.