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The Joys of Juniper

When you think of juniper, do you reflect on the landscaping shrub found in public parks and gardens? Or maybe you’re familiar with juniper’s needle-like greenery as a bonsai enthusiast. But there’s so much more to know about this coniferous member of the cypress family! For starters, juniper yields a spice and an essential oil. A clue to its character is revealed by taxonomy: its name is derived from the Latin “junio,” meaning “young,” and “parere,” which means “produce.”

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bulk dried minced garlic

The slightly resinous flavor of juniper berry works well with garlic in the same way as rosemary in stews and braised vegetables.

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bulk whole black peppercorn

bulk black peppercorn

Black pepper tempers the resinous flavor profile of juniper berry. Use them together in pickling spice mixes, soups and stews.

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bulk cut & sifted bay leaf

bulk cut & sifted bay leaf

The pairing of bay laurel with juniper berry creates a bittersweet but pleasant combination of flavors in soups, stew and braised foods.

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bulk dried thyme

bulk dried thyme

Try blending crushed juniper berries with dried thyme leaf in marinades and on roasted root vegetables.

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bulk whole cloves

bulk whole cloves

Whole cloves or ground cloves work well with juniper berry in breads and pickled foods and, along with cinnamon and black pepper, mimic the flavor of allspice.

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bulk dried caraway

bulk dried caraway

Many traditional German recipes partner caraway with juniper berry, such as braised cabbage and classic sauerbraten.

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