How To Clean Spice Grinder Naturally & Easily

by Taylor

Here is a quick tip for how to clean a spice grinder.

Spices taste better when they are fresh ground, so many people have invested in grinders to make their food taste even better, but then are stumped on how to clean the blades.

Similar to cleaning blenders and food processors, you are more limited in how to clean these types of appliance because of needing not to get the mechanical parts wet, and also those sharp points that are just waiting to harm your fingers.

Here is a quick tip for how to do it naturally -- use kosher salt.

Before grinding the salt just brush off and around the blades of your spice grinder with a brush, such as a pastry or basting brush, to get off as much spice dust as possible.

Next, add a small amount of kosher salt into your grinder, and grind it up. The salt will remove all the little particles of spice from around your blades, keeping you from getting another spice taste next time you grind something new.

Then, just brush off any salt particles left on the blades, and wipe the machine (always unplug it first) with a damp cloth to remove any other debris.

Quick, simple, cheap and natural! One of my favorite combinations!

Did you know there are LOTS of ways to use salt to clean things in your home? It is one of my favorite, and best kept secret natural cleaning supplies.

Here is my article for uses for salt for cleaning, stain removal and more. In addition, I've collected even more tips and tricks from readers and other websites.

You can either check out these additional tips and tricks, or even share your own uses of salt here in your home for things besides cooking.

In addition, I'm sure there are even more ways for cleaning a spice grinder. How do you do it? You can share your tips for cleaning appliances here, or read other tips for other kinds of kitchen tools at the link.

Related Links At Stain Removal 101

House Cleaning Tips & Tricks For Busy Moms

Lots Of Homemade Cleaners Recipes

Go From How To Clean Spice Grinder Naturally To Stain Removal 101 Home Page

There are affiliate links on this page, and if you purchase a product through them I receive a small commission. Purchasing through my links costs you nothing extra, but helps support the free information provided on this site and my family. To learn more please see my product review disclosure statement.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to cleaning appliances.

Thanks For Visiting My Website: Grab Your Free Gift!


Hi, I'm Taylor, a busy mom with 3 kids, so I have lots of hands on experience with house cleaning, laundry and my fair share of spots, spills and other messy catastrophes. Thanks for visiting my site.

I update the website all the time with tips, tutorials, cleaning recipes, reviews of products from readers like you, and tests I've done on various cleaners, removers and laundry supplies.

I'd love to give you a gift! When you subscribe to my free weekly newsletter you will receive a free printable laundry stain removal chart that you can reference as needed.

I hope you enjoy this gift, and stop by again soon!

Subscribe To The Out Darn Spot Newsletter

* indicates required

CAUTION: This website is provided for informational purposes only. It is provided as is, without warranties or guarantees. Some stains and messes just won't come out, and are permanent. Further, some cleaning methods can harm your item, so if what you want to clean or launder is sentimental or expensive call a professional. See disclaimer of liability for more information.