Artist Profile

Christine Pistole, organic herb and spice producer


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Litchfield, Maine is now home to Spice Blend master Christine Pistole. A self-taught foodie born and raised in the San Joaquin Valley in California, Christine is the owner/operator o Gryffon Ridge Spice Merchants, an online organic spice vendor. Her products may also be found in retail markets such as Whole Foods throughout New England and New York.

Christine’s inspiration for spice blends comes from the constant changes in the food business, (what’s in this season?), cookbooks, and online food blogs. She loves creating recipes featuring Maine ingredients complemented by her imaginative spice blends.

The quality and creativity of her work attracted the attention of Chef Andrew Zimmerman in 2017 who asked Christine if she would be interested in developing spice blends based on the locations to which he would be traveling for his television program. Of course, she agreed!

Gryffon Ridge is a member Maine Made and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.

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