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Old 01-22-2005, 09:14 PM   #1
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How many here grind their own black pepper?

I do....It makes a huge difference.

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Old 01-22-2005, 09:21 PM   #2
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I think so, too. Once I bought my own pepper grinder on a vacation that I took with a few friends. We rented a cabin for the weekend. They thought it was strange that I bought the pepper grinder instead of bringing the typical cardboard salt and pepper shakers from the grocery store.
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Old 01-22-2005, 09:22 PM   #3
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I'm a huge black pepper fan, I love it.....so yes, I grind my own :)

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Old 01-22-2005, 09:26 PM   #4
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Put me on the grind your own list - I especially love the combinations of black, yellow and pink peppercorns! Have even been known to bring out the mortar and pestle......look out I'm serious then!
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Old 01-22-2005, 09:35 PM   #5
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Put me on the grind your own list - I especially love the combinations of black, yellow and pink peppercorns! Have even been known to bring out the mortar and pestle......look out I'm serious then!
Pink? Where ya get those from?
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Old 01-22-2005, 09:51 PM   #6
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Pink peppercorns are actually berries that have a peppery taste.
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Old 01-22-2005, 09:58 PM   #7
 
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We have fresh ground pepper in our house...just like lindatooo...black, white, pink and green peppercorns...sold as "Peppercorn Melange" by McCormick...(contact at 1-800-265-2600, M-F 0930-1600 EST, if you can't find it locally...)

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Re: How many here ground there own black pepper?

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I do....It makes a huge difference.
I agree. Thats all I use.
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Old 01-22-2005, 10:07 PM   #9
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Grind mine all the time, I have two pepper mills on the counter but also grind some up in a morter and pestle on occasion. The stuff that comes pre-ground in the can is tasteless.
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Old 01-22-2005, 10:23 PM   #10
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I would rather go without pepper than use the already ground stuff. That tastes like dust to me. Fresh ground pepper is the only way to go. I also will use the mortar and pestle at times as well. I am actually getting ready to place an order at Penzys and one of the things I will be getting is pepper. I am looking at the tellicherry and sarawak, but I don't know the difference between the two. Maybe I will just get both
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