pickling spice

Main Entry:  pickling spice
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  an herb and spice blend used in the solution to pickle foods, generally allspice, red chile flakes, bay leaves, peppercorns, mustard seeds, cardamom seeds, coriander seeds, cloves, celery seed, dill seed, garlic, mace, and ginger
Example:  Here is a great way to make your own pickling spice for all those tasty pickles.
Etymology:  cooking
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