While floral potpourri is fragrant, potpourri made from dried fruit imparts a zest that fills your home with a crisp, fresh scent. Drying fruit is easy, and part of the fun in making this potpourri is choosing your favorite fruits to mix together.
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There are two basic types of homemade potpourri recipes: dried and simmering. Making dried potpourri - the kind that sits around in a bowl, letting off its wonderful scent - is fun, easy and affordable.
The most wonderful scent of the year! Combine all potpourri ingredients in a medium size sauce pot. Fill the pot with water until it reaches 3/4 the way full. Then place it on the stove and bring to a gentle boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, adding more (Stove Top Potpourri)