Definition of allspice
1 : the berry of a West Indian tree (Pimenta dioica) of the myrtle family; also : the allspice tree
2 : a mildly pungent and aromatic spice prepared from dried allspice berries
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For sweet pickles, instead of garlic and dill, use cloves and allspice.
Mangos, strawberries, peaches, coriander, allspice, jalapeños.
Add Worcestershire sauce, allspice, salt, pepper and bread cubes/rice.
Using a large bowl, mix sugar, carrots, oil, eggs, vanilla, salt, cinnamon, ginger and allspice until combined.
Taste: Dry spices - cinnamon and allspice – cross your tongue, with cherry-pie and pomegranate flavors on the finish.
Place the brown sugar, garlic, soy sauce, scallions, habanero pepper, thyme, cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, lime zest, and 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil in the bowl of a food processor.
Meanwhile, Kari's allspice mixture is available in more than 20 markets statewide and is used by chefs in a half-dozen restaurants in the Southeast.
In a medium pot, combine 1 cup water with the vinegar, sugar, bay leaf, garlic, marjoram, thyme and allspice and bring to a boil.
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Definition of allspice for English Language Learners
: a spice that is made from the berries of a tree and that is often used in baking
Medical Definition of allspice
: the berry of a West Indian tree of the genus Pimenta (P. dioica) of the myrtle family; also : the allspice tree
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