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Our Microplane Spice Mill is the ideal tool for grinding and storing hard spices that aren't suitable for our CrushGrind salt and pepper mills.
It's the best tool I've found for grinding our Red Long Pepper, Nutmeg, Star Anise, and Cinnamon.
*Head’s up. This Spice Mill is only recommended for the hard spices listed above. It won’t work well on most other spices.*
The key is the super sharp, stainless steel Microplane rasp on the bottom of the mill. The blade has 128 razor sharp, stainless steel teeth to help pulverize the hardest spices.
For Long Pepper, and Nutmeg, this mill is much more effective than a mortar and pestle. Practical and safe, too.
To operate, just pull the top from the bottom. Drop the spices inside. Push the plunger back in and twist the top while holding the bottom. The harder you push and twist, the finer the grind.
Takes about as much strength as using a mortar and pestle. And the mill works beautifully, leaving no wasted spices. Hard spices can be turned into fine powders.
I'm thrilled with the results as we can now keep our Red Long Pepper on the kitchen table right next to our regular pepper mill. We can now grind it fresh at the table, right when we need it.
The mill feels good in the hand too, as the plastic has a soft touch, matte coating. Should be hand-washed and disassembled for easy cleaning. The mill is 4.5" tall.
We normally ship within 1-2 business days after receiving your order.
Saturdays, Sundays, and holidays are not business days for us. We need some rest too. ;-D
We put together a Shipping FAQs page if you’d like more details on what to expect.
Due to the pandemic, FedEx is no longer guaranteeing 2 Day service, though they should arrive more quickly than other options. Remember, Overnight and 2 Day items require one business day processing time, but we will ship these out first each day.
Your satisfaction is guaranteed. Would hate for you to be unhappy. The world has enough unhappiness. We're here to make you happy. Okedoke?
Do you know how hard it is to grind long pepper? I think its a superior product to the usual peppercorns we're used to but normal pepper mills struggle to effectively grind. not this baby! when they say it was designed for those difficult spices they meant it. i LOVE mine. now i can actually use my long pepper as intended without having to resort to an archaic mortar and pestle.
Such a great device . I started grinding the hardest spices in my cabinet and ended up with a saucer plate piled up with cinnamon, star anise, and nutmeg
I needed a grinder for nut meg and hard peppercorns. It works great.
Does a great job with long pepper! Love it! Very reasonably priced, too! Highly recommend!
The mill works well, and is quite attractive. It's the best thing for grating long pepper. Does one need a grinder for just three spices (nutmeg, long pepper, and star anise-- more like 2+ spices, since star anise is mostly used whole aside from a few masala mixes? But sometimes "want" supersedes "need", especially during pandemic times. It's a relatively inexpensive indulgence.