7 Reviews

way too much ginger and cloves. Suggest leaving both out and adding celery seed. Just a suggestion - personal taste.

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bjvarey November 25, 2004

Wow, was this ever easy! I had to substitute ground cinnamon and allspice, and I feel that it had no adverse effects. ;) I used it to make S'kat's Pink Pickled Onions #73203, and this spice is what made them so flavorful and fabulous! I will be making this and the onions often!!! Thanks Mox! :)

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canarygirl February 17, 2004

Had boiled 1 1/2 dozen eggs to make my BF some pickled eggs, only to discover I had used up all my pickling spice! Made this as written, just a little too clove-y, but excellent for my purpose. Stored the remainder of the mix in a Rubbermaid container in the fridge for the next batch.

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davianng July 11, 2013

Had a hankering for pickles lately and got some little pickling cucumbers from the market. I used this pickling spice as my recipe for making glorious pickles, even though it's February and cold outside. I found the cloves and ginger addition to be just perfect, and wouldn't change anything! Made for "The Herb of the Month Club" February 2010

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Andi of Longmeadow Farm February 08, 2010

Sound great thanks!

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lelola36 January 28, 2007

I used this to make tonkcats marinated brisket of beef--had to substitute a bunch of ground for whole, so I used guestimating... But while it was very ginger-y and clove-y, it made for an outstanding, from scratch, first time home made corned beef dinner.

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KWB March 21, 2006

These smell and look just like to store-bought stuff...and much less expensive. I added some to my syrup when pickling beets. Thanks so much for sharing this thrifty recipe.

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BeachGirl April 01, 2003
Pickling Spice