Tip

Creating your own canning spice mix is easy. Consider adding cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, chile pepper, black peppercorns, yellow mustard seeds, fennel seeds, whole allspice, whole cloves, whole coriander, fenugreek, dill seeds, turmeric, celery seeds, dill leaves, fresh or dried ginger, horseradish, garlic or hot peppers for flavorful pickled foods.