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I've just harvested ginger and will be drying and grinding some. Also, there is a lot of turmeric dried, but not processed left over from last year. Having spent the last half hour achieving four teaspoons of ground turmeric with my mortar and pestle, I'm keen to find a better (MUCH BETTER) way to do the job.

Does anyone have a spare coffee/spice grinder, or are there any hints on what would be the best one to buy?

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Comment by Barbara Tealby on June 19, 2020 at 7:53

Thanks for those ideas, Andy and Dave. I think one of my daughters has a NutriBullet she doesn't use, so I might be able to snaffle that one, and if not ten bucks at Kmart won't break the bank.

Comment by Andrew Cumberland on June 18, 2020 at 18:34
I don't have a spare but I just bought a really cheap electric one at Kmart. Works a treat. From memory it was a little over $10.
Comment by Dave Riley on June 18, 2020 at 14:29

I use NutriBullet for grinding. Nuts. Coffee. Spices. Blends. Given its versatility it's one of my kitchen essentials. Ours is powerful enough -- the 900 series(900 watt motor).

Comment by Barbara Tealby on June 18, 2020 at 13:59

That is does anyone have a spare grinder to sell?

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