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Test Kitchen Approved

Sweet & Spicy Pickling Spice

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

Prep Time

5 Minutes

Cooking Time

3 Minutes

Recipe By Mike Johnston, Savory Spice founder

This DIY Sweet & Spicy Pickling Spice is great for carrots and fennel.

Recipe Notes

Great for pickling jalapenos, watermelon rind, beets, onions, carrots, or fennel.

Ingredients

Savory Spice ingredients in this recipe

  • Crushed Red Pepper Flakes

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  • Madagascar Cloves

    Cloves are the unopened flower buds of the clove tree, which is a tropical evergreen that can live up to 100 years. They have a pungent aroma as we...

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  • Yellow Mustard Seeds

    Myrosinase is the enzyme that creates the pungent taste of mustard and is activated by water. Thus, when cooked in oil, the taste of the seeds wil...

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  • Jamaican Allspice Berries

    Originally known as pimiento, and then Jamaica or Myrtle pepper, the taste of allspice is described by most as a combination of nutmeg, cinnamon, a...

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  • Green Mysore Peppercorns

    These green peppercorns from Mysore, India are true peppercorns that evolve from the plant family Piperaceae. A product of the black peppercorn, th...

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Directions

Mix all ingredients together and use about 1 to 1 1/2 tsp. of the spice blend per pint of pickled goods. To bring out the full flavor, toast the spice blend in a skillet over medium heat for 1 to 3 min., or until aromatic, before adding to your pickling brine.