How Do You Open A Spice Island Grinder?
Spice Island sells spices, including sea salt, pepper and whole peppercorns, chipotle chiles, cinnamon, rosemary garlic and mesquite seasoning in bottles with a top that includes an adjustable grinder. The spice grinders are designed to go from the kitchen to the dining table. They are adjustable, and can produce spices that are anywhere from fine to coarse. Although the grinders are intended to be disposable, with a little ingenuity, the top can be removed and the bottle reused. The moving parts in the disposable grinder lid are plastic, so they will not last indefinitely. They are not intended for grinding large whole spices, like nutmeg. Heat your oven to 250 degrees F. Set the empty spice bottle with grinder top on an ovenproof dish or pan and place it in the oven. Alternately, fill a small microwavable dish with about 1 inch of water and place the empty spice bottle upside down with the grinder lid submerged. Microwave on high for about five minutes. After ten minutes, remove the