Dec 16, 2012 8:25 AM
Wonder why your cookies don't measure up to your friends'? They've got a secret: fresh ground whole spices. Smash up that cinnamon and clove yourself, and you'll get a richer, fuller flavor than you can hope to achieve with that powdered stuff. And what better way to do your pulverizing than with this Modern Bamboo Mortar and Pestle ($38)?