4 Tablespoons celery seed
4 Tablespoons sea salt
2 Tablespoons dried lemon thyme (or regular thyme)
2 Tablespoons dry mustard, or mustard seed
1 Tablespoon ground ginger
½ Tablespoon dried green peppercorns
¼ Tablespoon white peppercorns
1/8 Tablespoon crushed bay leaf
1/8 Tablespoon ground allspice or allspice berries
Place ingredients in a coffee or spice grinder or in a blender or food processor. Blend and process till coarsely ground.
Add to melted butter for a dip for boiled or broiled lobster or crab. Baste trout, tuna or swordfish before broiling or grilling. Use in fish stews, soups or casseroles. Add a pinch to salmon mousse or trout pate.