Get-You-Started Pickling Spice Blend

Use this recipe as a rough guideline, but vary amounts and spice choices according to taste.

1  3-inch {cinnamon stick}, broken up
3  {bay leaves}, torn into small pieces
2  {dried chili peppers} cut into small pieces
2 teaspoons yellow mustard seeds
2 teaspoons dill seed
1 teaspoon black peppercorns
1 teaspoon coriander seed
1 teaspoon whole allspice
1/2 teaspoon fennel seed
1/2 teaspoon whole cloves
1/2 teaspoon grated {nutmeg}
1/4 teaspoon fenugreek seed
Simply combine all ingredients to make about 1/4 cup of blend. Make small batches of several blends and use your assortment on pickling day.

Ease of Preparation: Easy

Preparation Time: 10 min

Servings: makes 1/4 cup

From: Spice Savvy