black pepper(corns)

Black peppercorns are the cooked and dried unripe, green fruit of a flowering vine used as a spice.
Black pepper (Piper nigrum) is a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, cultivated for its fruit, known as a peppercorn, which is usually dried and used as a spice and seasoning.

green peppercorns (uncooked, dried or fresh unripe fruit),
black peppercorns (cooked and dried unripe, green peppercorns),
white peppercorns (cooked, unripe fruit, soaked to remove the outer skin & then dried, so black peppercorns with the black skin removed).

Black pepper is the world's most traded spice, and is one of the most common spices added to cuisines around the world.

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  4. kaneohegirlinaz

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  5. Puggles

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    I have always used whole peppercorns. Sometimes I get this kind, sometimes I get that kind. I fit as many as the thing will hold on the peppermill and toast them in a pan, let them cool, and put them in the pepper grinder. That has always been my go-to. I see many recipes call for black...
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  9. TastyReuben

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  10. medtran49

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  11. caseydog

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  13. medtran49

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  16. tmalleman

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  17. Morning Glory

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  18. CraigC

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  19. CraigC

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  20. Morning Glory

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