This simmer pot recipe will invoke Christmas memories of friends and family gathered for the holidays. Perfect for the stovetop or Crockpot, you’ll want to keep it going long after the tinsel is gone.
4 large cinnamon sticks, broken
1 Tablespoon whole cloves
1 Tablespoon whole allspice berries
1 Tablespoon star anise
½ cup fresh cranberries
1 apple, sliced
1 orange, sliced
rosemary or evergreen sprig (optional)
Add all ingredients to 2 – 3 cups water in a saucepan or Crockpot. Simmer over low heat or heat in Crockpot on medium. Do not leave unattended! Add water as needed.