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  • 4-in. Marble Mortar and Pestle by SCI/Scandicrafts, Inc

4-in. Marble Mortar and Pestle by SCI/Scandicrafts, Inc.

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To release the most flavor from certain herbs and spices you need the right tools. This handsome Mortar and Pestle is perfect for grinding herbs, spices and nuts into pastes or powders. The heavy, smooth marble makes for a sturdy base and provides the right amount of weight for best results. Use it again and again for pestos, homemade curry powder and spice rubs – it's made to last a lifetime.
  • Cleaning & Care: Handwash and dry thoroughly
  • Dimensions: 4 x 4-in.; Pestle, 5-in.
  • Material: Marble
  • Origin: Taiwan
  • MOST HELPFUL REVIEWS

  • Sure, you know that whole spices taste better, cost less and have a much longer shelf life than pre-ground, but what do you do when the recipe calls for only a teaspoon of this and a half-teaspoon of that? You use a beautiful mortar and pestle like this one of course! Don't be fooled by the many look-alikes out there. This set is excellently proportioned and finished and well worth the extra two or three dollars. If, after a lot of use, the grinding surfaces lose their "bite" roughen them with some tough 80 to 120 grit silicon carbide wet/dry sandpaper. (Hand wash them afterward.) This makes an excellent gift for any serious cook.

    I recommend this product.
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  • Great kitchen basic or gift

    Blend your own spice mixes (why pay a fortune for spice blends?), make rubs for ribs and chicken, make small batches of salsa, mash garlic, onions, etc. for recipes.

    I sent this to my sister-in-law who is just getting in to growing and drying her own herbs and she loved it! Marble is nice and heavy for its size and does not absorb stains or odors.

    Once you are hooked on the mortar and pestle, come back and order a larger one for bigger batches. You'll love this (and will get out some agression too!)

    I recommend this product.
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  • Good First Experience

    This is the first time I am using a mortar and pestle. I bought it to grind down whole allspice when I am seasoning meat and fish. I am very pleased with the results so far. I have not used it for anything else, yet. The mortar and pestle seem to have the tendency to retain the color of the allspice if it is not washed immediately after grinding, so I expect it to be discolored years from now. It is very sturdy though, so I DO expect to get many years use out of it.

    I recommend this product.
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  • Customer Reviews for 4-in. Marble Mortar and Pestle by SCI/Scandicrafts, Inc.

  • Overall Rating:

    4.5 out of 5 stars, based on 189 ratings

    98% of reviewers recommend this product

    96% say this is a "good value"

    5 stars

    124

    4 stars

    55

    3 stars

    9

    2 stars

    0

    1 star

    1
  • The color is deceiving but product is great!

    I thought the product would be completely white. I bought it for my mom for Mother's Day to match her dishes. The product is actually gray. But, it is solid marble and does the trick. She loved it!

    I recommend this product.
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    • October 11, 2007
    • By: Carrie
    • From: MO
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • GREAT PRODUCT/OVERPRICED

    I love the product but it was a bit on the pricey side. The color is the key; white marble mortar and pestle are much pricier than the green marble mortar and pestle. The product is great for mixing herbs from my herb garden. I am pleased with the article. I just had to have the white color.

    I recommend this product.
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    • August 21, 2007
    • By: Linda
    • From: PA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Very good

    Solid, heavy, and durable. I'll be using this for the rest of my life. Very pleased.

    I recommend this product.
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    • July 15, 2007
    • By: Corina
    • From: WA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • 4 in. mortar and pestle

    excellent product very durable would recommend this product highly great value for the money

    I recommend this product.
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    • July 3, 2007
    • By: lisha
    • From: WV
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • Great Bargain

    I absolutely love this Mortar and Pestle. Its very heavy so it doesn't slide around my counters when I'm grinding spices. The pestle fit perfectly in my hand and it doesn't take nearly as long to grind the spices as I thought it would.

    I'm very pleased.

    I recommend this product.
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    • June 6, 2007
    • By: Katherine
    • From: KY
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • Marble Mortar and Pestle

    It arrived within days of ordering, and was in perfect condition.

    I recommend this product.
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    • June 4, 2007
    • By: Janice
    • From: MO
    • I Cook: When I Must
    • Style: Family
  • Works Great!!!

    I would buy it again.

    I recommend this product.
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    • May 19, 2007
    • By: michelle
    • From: MA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • perfect size & weight

    this is all you need in a mortar & pestle. it is great for grinding spices and making rubs. it is a perfect size for a coutertop and is hefty- which a mortar & pestle should be.

    I recommend this product.
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    • May 19, 2007
    • By: Karen
    • From: NY
    • I Cook: Every Day
  • beautiful, classic lookings and works great

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 10, 2007
    • By: Joanne
    • From: CA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • Mortar & Pestle

    I love my mortar & pestle and use it all the time. It was a little pricey, but what can you do?

    I recommend this product.
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    • February 8, 2007
    • By: Jennifer
    • From: GA
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • Great For Mixing Spices

    My wife loves the product because we can enjoy our favorite dish Spaghetti and Clam sauce now. I can't wait to mix my own herbs and seasonings for hamburgers, steaks, and pasta dish.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 25, 2007
    • By: Jason
    • From: NY
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • This works exactly as expected and easy to clean. We had an old wooden one and the marble is so much better. Judy Grieve

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 18, 2007
    • By: Judy
    • From: FL
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • It's exactly what I was looking for. I use it to crush pills for my cats to take. I will use eventually for cooking too!

    Great value!

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 18, 2007
    • By: Melissa
    • From: VA
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
  • You could pay a lot more and get one that was polished up a tiny bit better, but it's still very nice. It's solid and heavy, with a narrow deep bowl.

    I recommend this product.
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    • January 3, 2007
    • By: Tippi
    • From: TX
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Party Host
  • kitchen equipment

    i love it i wish they were in a bigger size for some of my other spices, it works very well

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 25, 2006
    • By: linda s
    • From: MT
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Professional
  • Nice size, not too big or too little. Pestle could be a little longer for a better grip, but it works very well.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 12, 2006
    • By: Linda
    • From: CO
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Party Host
  • Big value on small mortar and pestle

    I ordred this for a friend and decided to get one for myself while I was at it. I have used it several times since. On thanksgiving I had a stuffiing recipe that called for dried herbs, instead, I ground fresh herbs with the mortar and pstle. The results were fantactic. Everyone went on and on about the suttifing.

    I recommend this product.
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    • December 11, 2006
    • By: Heather
    • From: TN
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Party Host
  • Gris Gris

    I bought the mortar not for cooking purposes but to grind up pills finely enough so that we could fool our aging sick cat and get the needed medication down her. Pills were an anathma. It worked perfectly and eventually, it will become me garlic crusher. For the time being, it is literally a life saver.

    I recommend this product.
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    • November 4, 2006
    • By: mindell
    • From: NJ
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • I really like this product, and it's a solid piece of equipment. I find it to be fun to use for small jobs. I would have given a 5 star rating but, I think the handle is about 2 inches too small. Your fingers sometimes feel like they are getting in the way if you are not careful. I would consider this a good buy and a useful kitchen gadget...

    I recommend this product.
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    • October 18, 2006
    • By: JOHN
    • From: NJ
    • I Cook: Every Day
    • Style: Family
  • I was very pleased when I received my new Mortar and Pestle. It is the perfect size and exactly what I was looking for.

    I recommend this product.
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    • June 29, 2006
    • By: Doris
    • From: NJ
    • I Cook: Very Often
    • Style: Family
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