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Quatre-Epices Four Spice Mix Recipe

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Use this French spice mix to flavor soups, stews, and vegetables.

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


  • 1 heaping Tbsp black peppercorns
  • 2 tsp whole cloves
  • 2 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground ginger


Grind the peppercorns and cloves together in a spice grinder or coffee mill. Remove to a bowl and add nutmeg and ginger. Mix thoroughly. Funnel into an airtight jar and store in a cool, dark place.

Use Four Spice mix to season soups, stews, and vegetables. May be doubled or tripled.

Yield: about 1/8 cup

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Wrong ingredients, Member miniskittles07

This recipe is incorrect. Quatre Epices uses white peppercorns, not black. The other ingredients are correct though.

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