How to make pumpkin pie spice

Carrie September 1, 2020

Learn how to make pumpkin pie spice recipe at home when you don’t have any on hand. It only takes a few minutes to make and it’s so easy. Plus, it saves a ton of money from buying store bought.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

PUMPKIN PIE SPICE Recipe

Quite some time ago, I was doing some fall baking. My recipe called for pumpkin pie spice, so I dutifully went to the store and bought pumpkin pie spice.

Of course, when I was in the midst of baking I noticed that pumpkin pie spice smelled a lot like some of the other spices I used regularly.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

I instantly wondered what is in pumpkin pie spice?

When I looked at the label, I saw cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice. Hmmm… I had all of those things on hand already.

Why, then, would I need to buy pumpkin pie spice if I already had all of the spices in my pantry? Why indeed.

It is crazy to think I have been spending several dollars for a little tiny bottle of this spice mix that hardly lasts any time at all! I can make so much of this at home for just a fraction of the cost.

From Pumpkin Muffin Recipe and Easy Pumpkin Chocolate Chocolate Chip Bars to Pumpkin Cookies and Pumpkin Cake. Bring on all things Pumpkin!

So… I made homemade pumpkin pie spice.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

This substitute for pumpkin pie spice is amazing!

After trying several different combinations of spices, I finally found a mixture that was very much like “the real deal”. No need to spend several dollars per jar on this stuff at the grocery store!

Make your own for a fraction of the cost. If you are like me and love all things pumpkin, it is easy to go through this spice quickly.

Now if you are thinking that you don’t know how to make pumpkin pie spice, you have come to the right place!

It is SO easy, you will never buy pre-made again. It literally only takes a few minutes to make this at home.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

When I make this at home, I just refill my original bottle. If you are smart and you haven’t wasted your money on store bought pumpkin pie spice (like I did), you can buy these comparably sized spice jars from Amazon.

You can make a couple of batches at once and share some of these jars with friends. Better yet, you can make extra and give these to your baking friends and relatives for Christmas!

They will love it! We came up with just the right spice mixes.

What is in pumpkin pie spice?

You can see on the picture below all the different spices in this blend. This homemade recipe is super easy.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

Now that you know what is in pumpkin pie spice, it’s so simple and easy to make!

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons plus 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground allspice

How to make pumpkin pie spice

How to make pumpkin pie spice:

  1. In a small bowl, mix together all ingredients.
  2. Use a funnel to pour your homemade pumpkin pie spice into your jar.
    Store in an airtight container in a cool dark place. Use as you would in any recipe calling for pumpkin pie spice.

You will love this plus the cinnamon ginger nutmeg blend smells amazing!

How to make pumpkin pie spice

Remember, you can use this homemade spice in any recipe that calls for pumpkin pie spice. It looks, smells and tastes just like the expensive store bought stuff. 🙂

Now that you know how to make Pumpkin Pie Spice, it’s so easy!

You will wonder why you haven’t been making this all along! It’s so inexpensive to make and tastes just like store bought.

I really am so amazed at just how easy this is and how identical it tastes to the spice blend I have been buying at the store.

This time of year, we love to make pumpkin spice latte and other recipe for pumpkin!

How to make pumpkin pie spice

This is an essential spice blend to have on hand for fall and winter baking. Use it in any recipe that uses a combination of these spices. Pumpkin pie is the most obvious choice, but it’s also a great spice blend to use in spiced cider or tea, sweet potato pies, and a variety of cakes and cookies.

Follow the formula below to make enough pumpkin pie spice for a recipe or make it in larger amounts to store in your pantry for fall baking.

Pumpkin Spice Mix

2 teaspoons

  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ginger, ground
  • 1/4 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg, ground

1/2 cup

  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 1 tablespoon ground allspice
  • 1 tablespoon ground nutmeg

1 cup

  • 1/2 cup ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoons ground allspice
  • 2 tablespoons ground nutmeg

Combine the spices in a small bowl or cup and stir or whisk to blend thoroughly. Transfer to a small, clean spice jar or canning jar and store in a cool, dark place.

You run to the cupboard and you are out of pumpkin pie spice!

Then panic sits in. It is pumpkin spice season what am I going to do?

But you don’t need to panic you probably already have all the necessary ingredients to create the mix yourself.

I ran out of pumpkin pie spice over the holidays, and yes panic did sit in. Looking through my spice cabinet, I knew I already had the ingredients to make pumpkin pie spice at home. I decided to mix some up and keep on hand for whenever I wanted to use some in my recipes. Which is like all the time during the holidays. I enjoy making dishes all year round with pumpkin pie spice. Try these baked oatmeal bars with pumpkin pie spice instead.

Pumpkin Pie Spice

How to make pumpkin pie spice

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What is Pumpkin Pie Spice Made of:

2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
1 spice container

How to Make Pumpkin Pie Spice From Scratch:

How to make pumpkin pie spice

1. Gather all the ingredients and measure into a small bowl.

2. Then mix thoroughly to combine all the spices to make a wonderful homemade pumpkin pie spice you can add to anything.

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How to make pumpkin pie spice

Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Prep Time 5 minutes

Cook Time 5 minutes

Total Time 10 minutes

Author Amy Greene

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves

Instructions

Why is it called Pumpkin Spice?

These spices are generally used to make pumpkin pie. It is a mixture of usually cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. This creates the unique pumpkin spice flavor we all love and compliments pumpkin perfectly.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

This small batch makes enough to spice for just one pie. Trust me, you will need this easy recipe when you look in the cupboard and you discover you have run out. Go ahead and Pin it now and save it for the holidays.

I like to double or triple this recipe when I am making it. Then I store it in air tight container. You can use this to make my pumpkin pie creamer, pumpkin pie doughnuts or use for these pumpkin cookies.

Who says pumpkin pie spice is just for the holidays? Try adding some of this to a tub of whipped cream or 8 oz of cream cheese for a wonderful simple dip. Take a look at my yogurt recipes you can’t buy at the store for a pumpkin pie yogurt that is awesome. Follow me on me Simple living journey on Pinterest or like Mainly Homemade on Facebook to have more inspiration and Simple living ideas.

What do you love to put Pumpkin Spice in?

About Amy

Amy Greene has a passion for creating items from scratch. She created Mainly Homemade to inspire families to cook homemade meals and create homemade crafts to create lifelong family memories. Receive creative family memories in your inbox.

Comments

Kimberly Croisant says

YUM!! I’m making a dip that calls for pumpkin pie spice and so glad I found this from you. I remember making it last year too.

I am so glad you found it too. I can’t wait to see your dip!!

Making this is probably much less expensive than actually purchasing pumpkin spice! Thanks for the recipe!

Yes it really is. And you can make as much as you want to last all season!

This is a great post. It is always nice to know how to make something that you need when you don’t have it readily available. Thank you for sharing at This is How We Roll.

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Learn how to make pumpkin pie spice from scratch. Use this in all of your fall and winter recipes, including coffee and desserts.

The months between summer and Halloween are best known as pumpkin spice season in my house. During this time I switch to a pumpkin spice coffee creamer, and my family makes all sorts of pumpkin recipes.

As such, I go through a lot of pumpkin spice each year, especially as I enjoy baking from scratch. I also make my own homemade coffee creamer with pumpkin spice.

Because I go through so much, I like to make my own pumpkin spice from scratch. There are several reasons to make your own pumpkin spice.

Perhaps you’re in the middle of a recipe and you’ve run out, or you just want to save some money.

Following is an easy pumpkin pie recipe you can make from scratch that is sure to make the season.

What is Pumpkin Spice Made Of?

There are several spices that you will need to make pumpkin spice, including:

Additionally, there are a few optional spices you can add at your own discretion, including black pepper and cardamom. These spices can add a little bit of extra flavor, or even some heat for different recipes.

Can Allspice Be Used Instead of Pumpkin Spice?

While allspice can be a very useful and versatile spice, it is not a substitute for pumpkin pie spice. Rather, it is a central ingredient and cannot be replaced.

Thankfully, pumpkin pie spice is so easy to make, you won’t need to worry about substitutions.

What is the Difference Between Apple Pie Spice and Pumpkin Pie Spice?

Apple pie spice and pumpkin pie spice are very similar. Both have cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice. Apple pie spice usually has cardamom, too.

The key difference is that pumpkin pie spice has cloves, and apple pie spice does not.

Where to Buy Spices

I live in Amish country, so I get most of my spices from an Amish bulk food store. There is a big difference between bulk spices and what you get from the store.

If you can’t buy bulk spices locally, I recommend getting them on Etsy or iHerb. If you get them from a grocery store, I recommend buying organic and high quality spices.

Those 99 cent jars will work, but you’ll get more flavor from higher priced spices.

Recipes Using Pumpkin Pie Spice

I use pumpkin pie spice for several different recipes, including in my coffee creamer, desserts, and even in soaps!

Here are some pumpkin recipes that you can use this spice blend in:

Storing Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Your pumpkin pie spice will last about 6 months. I usually make one batch at a time because I don’t want to waste spices.

You can store it in the fridge up to a year.

Spices are dry and don’t really go bad, but they will lose their potency.

Since I buy spices in bulk, I bought spice storage jars. I really like the bigger size of these. I can store a little more than a store bought jar of spices in each jar.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients

As mentioned before, pumpkin pie spice is an incredibly simple recipe, requiring only a few ingredients.

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 pinch ground allspice

Pumpkin Pie Spice Directions

Step #1

Making pumpkin pie spice is incredibly easy, and all you need is a jar! To start, simply fill up your jar with all your spices.

Step #2

Once you have all of your ingredients in a jar or other container, simply shake well until they are all mixed.

From there, make sure there is a lid on the container for storage.

Pumpkin pie spice is an incredibly easy and wonderful recipe that is sure to help make your families holiday season great! And with so many great recipes you can use it in, it only makes sense to keep a fresh supply in your kitchen.

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read my disclosure policy.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

This delicious homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe is quick and easy to make with just 5 ingredients, and perfect for adding to all of your favorite pumpkin spice recipes.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

Do you have a jar of pumpkin pie spice ready to go for the season?

If not, let’s make a quick batch! ♡

All you need are 5 easy ingredients to make your own homemade pumpkin spice blend — ground cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice and cloves. Then just stir the spices all together, pop them in a sealed spice jar, and you’ll be all set to go whenever a recipe calls for pumpkin spice!

As I’m sure you well know, there are countless ways to put pumpkin pie spice to use. From pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin cream cold brew, my favorite healthy pumpkin muffins, pumpkin bars, pumpkin cakes, pumpkin cookies, pumpkin granola, and of course, pumpkin pie — this classic blend of warming spices adds the essential “spice” to all things pumpkin spice that we love this time of year. And always tastes so delicious.

So the next time you find yourself in need of pumpkin pie spice for your next recipe, here’s my go-to recipe for how to make a quick jar yourself!

How to make pumpkin pie spice

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients:

So exactly what is in pumpkin pie spice? A combination of 5 simple warming spices, including:

  • Ground cinnamon
  • Ground ginger
  • Ground nutmeg
  • Ground allspice
  • Ground cloves

How to make pumpkin pie spice

How To Make Pumpkin Pie Spice:

To make this pumpkin pie spice recipe, simply…

  1. Combine. Measure all of your ingredients out in a small bowl (or add them directly to your spice jar). Give them a good stir (or shake) until evenly combined.
  2. Store. Then store in a sealed container until ready to use. A batch of this pumpkin pie spice recipe should keep well for about 2 years in a sealed container.

How to make pumpkin pie spice

Ways To Use Pumpkin Pie Spice:

Looking for some tasty ways to put your fresh batch of pumpkin pie spice to use? Here are a few of my faves:

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Pumpkin Pie Spice

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 /2 cup 1 x

Description

This delicious homemade pumpkin pie spice recipe is quick and easy to make with just 5 ingredients, perfect for adding to all of your favorite pumpkin spice recipes this season!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
  • 4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons ground allspice
  • 2 teaspoons ground cloves

Instructions

  1. Whisk all ingredients together in a small bowl until combined.
  2. Transfer to a sealed spice jar, where the pumpkin spice will keep for up to 2 years.

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By Trang Doan – Sep 23, 2017 (updated Apr 25, 2019 ) – This post may contain affiliate links.

This homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice blend is perfect for all of your Fall’s baking needs. But don’t be mistaken, this is not your typical blend. The secret ingredient – cardamom – brightens this warm Autumn spice.
How to make pumpkin pie spice

I was running out of pumpkin pie spice the other day. So instead of going to the store to grab another jar, I decided it’s about time I make my own blend. So first order of business, I needed to find out what’s in pumpkin pie spice, which has never crossed my mind all these years. To aid my little research effort, I looked at pumpkin pie spice ingredients from a few popular brands that you can either get at the store or online.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients by Brand

  • McCormick – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, sulfiting agents
  • Simply Organic – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves
  • King Arthur – ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves
  • The Spice Hunter – cinnamon, ginger, lemon peel, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, star anise, fennel, black pepper

How to make pumpkin pie spiceThere are also many different homemade recipe for pumpkin pie spice out there, and the two prominent ingredients are cinnamon and ginger. The other popular supporting flavors are nutmeg, cloves and allspice. I also saw one recipe that includes mace. But The Spice Hunter’s ingredient list is the most extensive, which combines 9 individual spices. I have been using this specific brand for years, and love it!

How to make pumpkin pie spiceOne of the advantages of making a homemade spice blend is that you can decide exactly what goes into it, and reduce or omit flavor that doesn’t cut it for you. In order to help me decide which spices will make it into this blend, I explored all of their flavor profiles. Below are my notes on the spices flavor profile, and why I decide to use it or not use it in my spice blend.

How to make pumpkin pie spiceSpice Flavor Profile

  • Cinnamon – sweet and spicy – one of the prominent ingredients that will go into the blend.
  • Ground Ginger – sweet, woody, and spicy – one of the prominent ingredients that will go into the blend.
  • Nutmeg – warm, sweet and astringent – too sharp, a milder flavor can be achieved using allspice.
  • Mace – also comes from the nutmeg tree, but from the outer covering of the nutmeg seed, the aroma is more peppery and not as sweet or sharp as nutmeg – the flavor is more savory to me, so I will omit.
  • Cloves – pungent and bittersweet – again this is too sharp, and a milder flavor can be achieved with allspice.
  • Allspice – similar to a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, but the aroma is not as sharp as any one of these spices alone – will go into the blend for a milder flavor of nutmeg and cloves.
  • Cardamom – strong and aromatic, with a spicy, herbal, citrusy character – this is one of my favorite spices and the hint of citrus really brightens up this very warm spice blend.
  • Star Anise – strong licorice aroma – too strong, a milder flavor can be achieved with fennel.
  • Fennel – mild licorice aroma – I use a small amount for just a hint of licorice flavor.
  • Black pepper – spicy and sharp – too sharp, and I don’t think it will add a lot to the spice blend.
  • Lemon peel – bright flavor – I like the bright flavor that lemon peel will add. But it is not a common spice and wasn’t readily available as a bulk spice. You can make your own dried citrus peel, but I feel that this is more work than necessary when you just want to throw together a homemade spice blend. I think the citrus flavor from cardamom will be enough.

How to make pumpkin pie spiceI narrowed it down to just 5 ingredients for my homemade pumpkin pie spice blend. All of these spices are widely available in jars or as bulk spices, which is especially useful to get if you don’t normally use something in large quantity.

Learn how to make pumpkin pie spice from scratch. Use this in all of your fall and winter recipes, including coffee and desserts.

The months between summer and Halloween are best known as pumpkin spice season in my house. During this time I switch to a pumpkin spice coffee creamer, and my family makes all sorts of pumpkin recipes.

As such, I go through a lot of pumpkin spice each year, especially as I enjoy baking from scratch. I also make my own homemade coffee creamer with pumpkin spice.

Because I go through so much, I like to make my own pumpkin spice from scratch. There are several reasons to make your own pumpkin spice.

Perhaps you’re in the middle of a recipe and you’ve run out, or you just want to save some money.

Following is an easy pumpkin pie recipe you can make from scratch that is sure to make the season.

What is Pumpkin Spice Made Of?

There are several spices that you will need to make pumpkin spice, including:

Additionally, there are a few optional spices you can add at your own discretion, including black pepper and cardamom. These spices can add a little bit of extra flavor, or even some heat for different recipes.

Can Allspice Be Used Instead of Pumpkin Spice?

While allspice can be a very useful and versatile spice, it is not a substitute for pumpkin pie spice. Rather, it is a central ingredient and cannot be replaced.

Thankfully, pumpkin pie spice is so easy to make, you won’t need to worry about substitutions.

What is the Difference Between Apple Pie Spice and Pumpkin Pie Spice?

Apple pie spice and pumpkin pie spice are very similar. Both have cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, and allspice. Apple pie spice usually has cardamom, too.

The key difference is that pumpkin pie spice has cloves, and apple pie spice does not.

Where to Buy Spices

I live in Amish country, so I get most of my spices from an Amish bulk food store. There is a big difference between bulk spices and what you get from the store.

If you can’t buy bulk spices locally, I recommend getting them on Etsy or iHerb. If you get them from a grocery store, I recommend buying organic and high quality spices.

Those 99 cent jars will work, but you’ll get more flavor from higher priced spices.

Recipes Using Pumpkin Pie Spice

I use pumpkin pie spice for several different recipes, including in my coffee creamer, desserts, and even in soaps!

Here are some pumpkin recipes that you can use this spice blend in:

Storing Homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice

Your pumpkin pie spice will last about 6 months. I usually make one batch at a time because I don’t want to waste spices.

You can store it in the fridge up to a year.

Spices are dry and don’t really go bad, but they will lose their potency.

Since I buy spices in bulk, I bought spice storage jars. I really like the bigger size of these. I can store a little more than a store bought jar of spices in each jar.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients

As mentioned before, pumpkin pie spice is an incredibly simple recipe, requiring only a few ingredients.

  • 1 1/2 tablespoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons ground ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground clove
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper (optional)
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cardamom (optional)
  • 1 pinch ground allspice

Pumpkin Pie Spice Directions

Step #1

Making pumpkin pie spice is incredibly easy, and all you need is a jar! To start, simply fill up your jar with all your spices.

Step #2

Once you have all of your ingredients in a jar or other container, simply shake well until they are all mixed.

From there, make sure there is a lid on the container for storage.

Pumpkin pie spice is an incredibly easy and wonderful recipe that is sure to help make your families holiday season great! And with so many great recipes you can use it in, it only makes sense to keep a fresh supply in your kitchen.

By Trang Doan – Sep 23, 2017 (updated Apr 25, 2019 ) – This post may contain affiliate links.

This homemade Pumpkin Pie Spice blend is perfect for all of your Fall’s baking needs. But don’t be mistaken, this is not your typical blend. The secret ingredient – cardamom – brightens this warm Autumn spice.
How to make pumpkin pie spice

I was running out of pumpkin pie spice the other day. So instead of going to the store to grab another jar, I decided it’s about time I make my own blend. So first order of business, I needed to find out what’s in pumpkin pie spice, which has never crossed my mind all these years. To aid my little research effort, I looked at pumpkin pie spice ingredients from a few popular brands that you can either get at the store or online.

Pumpkin Pie Spice Ingredients by Brand

  • McCormick – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, sulfiting agents
  • Simply Organic – cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, cloves
  • King Arthur – ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves
  • The Spice Hunter – cinnamon, ginger, lemon peel, nutmeg, cloves, cardamom, star anise, fennel, black pepper

How to make pumpkin pie spiceThere are also many different homemade recipe for pumpkin pie spice out there, and the two prominent ingredients are cinnamon and ginger. The other popular supporting flavors are nutmeg, cloves and allspice. I also saw one recipe that includes mace. But The Spice Hunter’s ingredient list is the most extensive, which combines 9 individual spices. I have been using this specific brand for years, and love it!

How to make pumpkin pie spiceOne of the advantages of making a homemade spice blend is that you can decide exactly what goes into it, and reduce or omit flavor that doesn’t cut it for you. In order to help me decide which spices will make it into this blend, I explored all of their flavor profiles. Below are my notes on the spices flavor profile, and why I decide to use it or not use it in my spice blend.

How to make pumpkin pie spiceSpice Flavor Profile

  • Cinnamon – sweet and spicy – one of the prominent ingredients that will go into the blend.
  • Ground Ginger – sweet, woody, and spicy – one of the prominent ingredients that will go into the blend.
  • Nutmeg – warm, sweet and astringent – too sharp, a milder flavor can be achieved using allspice.
  • Mace – also comes from the nutmeg tree, but from the outer covering of the nutmeg seed, the aroma is more peppery and not as sweet or sharp as nutmeg – the flavor is more savory to me, so I will omit.
  • Cloves – pungent and bittersweet – again this is too sharp, and a milder flavor can be achieved with allspice.
  • Allspice – similar to a combination of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, but the aroma is not as sharp as any one of these spices alone – will go into the blend for a milder flavor of nutmeg and cloves.
  • Cardamom – strong and aromatic, with a spicy, herbal, citrusy character – this is one of my favorite spices and the hint of citrus really brightens up this very warm spice blend.
  • Star Anise – strong licorice aroma – too strong, a milder flavor can be achieved with fennel.
  • Fennel – mild licorice aroma – I use a small amount for just a hint of licorice flavor.
  • Black pepper – spicy and sharp – too sharp, and I don’t think it will add a lot to the spice blend.
  • Lemon peel – bright flavor – I like the bright flavor that lemon peel will add. But it is not a common spice and wasn’t readily available as a bulk spice. You can make your own dried citrus peel, but I feel that this is more work than necessary when you just want to throw together a homemade spice blend. I think the citrus flavor from cardamom will be enough.

How to make pumpkin pie spiceI narrowed it down to just 5 ingredients for my homemade pumpkin pie spice blend. All of these spices are widely available in jars or as bulk spices, which is especially useful to get if you don’t normally use something in large quantity.