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Old 10-24-2006, 10:13 AM
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anyone......

...make orange pomanders?

(the clove studded oranges)

i love em. just finished a basketful!

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Old 10-24-2006, 10:34 AM
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Honestly, I don't even know what they are.
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Old 10-24-2006, 10:48 AM
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here is martha making some:
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i totally cover the orange as opposed to doing a decoration. put em in a paper bag to dry. didnt add the extra spices this time as it is a very small apt. have a dozen paper bags lined up on my bar right now drying. i also didnt use orris root as it isnt humid here. in austin, i did.

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Old 10-24-2006, 11:00 AM
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Those sound good. I love the smell of oranges, but I don't know if I'd have any left over after I got to eating them.
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I've never made these before but I love the way that they smell. I will have to get the supplies this week at the store and make up a few.
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I've never made these before but I love the way that they smell. I will have to get the supplies this week at the store and make up a few.
great thing to make sitting in front of the tube!

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Old 11-13-2006, 03:44 PM
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make me some
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Honestly, I don't even know what they are.
same here
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I have always wanted to make one. but do you hang it or set it in a basket? what do u do with it once your done? and how do you get it to dry with out molding?
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