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Pickling Spice

Pickling Spice Mix is better done yourself
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time0 mins
Course: spices
Cuisine: American
Keyword: spice mix
Servings: 3 TBSP


  • 2 tablespoons mustard seed
  • 1 tablespoon whole allspice
  • 2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 2 tablespoon whole cloves
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 bay leaf crumbled
  • 1 cinnamon stick 2 inches


  • Break up larger pieces of bay leaves, cloves, and cinnamon stick.
  • Stir together and store in a small jar.


Add this to pickles, shrimp boil, or anything that you ferment.
BONUS: try grinding this into a fine powder with your coffee grinder and use as a sprinkle!  I like to sprinkle this powder over shrimp that I'm boiling and not worry that someone will get a whole clove in their mouth...