Black Pepper

Black pepper is the dried fruit of a flowering vine in the family Piperaceae, used worldwide as a popular spice and seasoning.

Recipes

  1. Roast Pork Salad with Ginger-Pineapple Dressing

    Pork tenderloin has fewer calories and slightly less fat than skinless chicken breast. This main dish salad recipe is just one of many ways to use this versatile meat.

  2. Sear-Roasted Chicken with Honey-Vinegar Sauce

    The overnight refrigeration dries out the skin and helps make it crisper, but you can skip it if you want.

  3. Black -Pepper Breadsticks

    Scott Conant serves these tender, peppery breadsticks as a starter. He packs them into a tall glass or plates them with small wedges of La Tur cheese (a dense, buttery Piedmont cheese made from a blend of cow, sheep and goat milk), drizzled with aged balsamic vinegar and sprinkled with flaky sea ...

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Articles

  1. You’ve Entered the Calzone Zone

    Fri, 10 Jul 2015

    I’ve never been a huge fan of the calzone, and I assume most people that don’t eat their pizza crusts feel the same way. However, since this has been requested hundreds of times, I thought I’d put my personal feelings aside, and give the recipe a shot. I call it a recipe, but it’s actually a technique, since the calzone's greatest feature is its ability to accept any combination of cheese, meat, and vegetables as a filling. Today, calzones are most commonly stuffed with the exact same toppings that go on a pizza, which, besides the crust issue, was one of my main problems with it. I mean, why not just fold a pizza in half, and call it a day? So, I decided to do what I hear is a more traditional filling, featuring ricotta, fresh mozzarella, and ham. The result was as enjoyable, as it was surprising. It was almost, but not quite, lasagna-like. The extra crust didn’t bother me as much, and everything seemed to work together beautifully. I decided to recommend our Wolfgang Puck dough recipe , because it's fast and easy, and features a nice lightly textured dough, but any prepared pizza dough will work nicely.  Just be sure to bake this long enough. If you make these the same size, it’s going to take about 15 minutes at 500 F. Your calzone may look nicely browned at 10 minutes, and it will be tempting to take out, but the dough will still be raw. You really want to push this to the point of almost burning. And what happens if you go too far, and it does burn? No problem. Just order a pizza and fold it in half. So, whether you’re already a calzone lover, or a reluctant skeptic like me, I really hope you give this a try soon. Enjoy! Ingredients for 4 Calzones: 1 batch of our Wolfgang Puck pizza dough ( get the recipe here ), divided into 4 dough balls 8 slices prosciutto 2 cups ricotta, drained if necessary 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, sliced thin, and drained on paper towel 1 1/2 cup finely diced smoked ham freshly ground black pepper to taste cayenne to taste (note: before folding, I forgot to drizzle the top of the filling with a teaspoon of extra virgin olive oil, which I think would have been a nice touch.) corn meal for the pan 2 cups marina sauce for dipping, optional 1 egg for egg wash Parmesan cheese for dusting tops - Bake at 500 F. for 15 minutes

  2. Recipe: Cauliflower Crust Veggie Pizza

    Tue, 28 Jul 2015

    basil, divided 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper , divided 1/8 teaspoon kosher ..... cup basil, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper , salt, garlic, 2 ounces mozzarella ..... remaining 1/8 teaspoon black pepper , and remaining mozzarella

  3. Stellar Summer Side Dish: Zucchini-Tomato Gratin

    Tue, 7 Jul 2015

    tablespoon olives, half of basil, 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, and 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese; season with freshly ground black pepper . Repeat with remaining zucchini, tomatoes, garlic, olives, and basil. Drizzle top with 1 tablespoon oil

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Videos

  1. How to Make New York Strip Steaks with Blue Cheese Butter

    Thu, 9 Jun 2011

    a quarter teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper or to taste. Then you'll ..... oil, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper and then of course the ..... granulated garlic, and some freshly ground black pepper . Now, you can use a

    Freshly Ground Black Pepper found at 0:26

    cheese, a quarter teaspoon of granulated garlic, and a quarter teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper or to taste. Then you'll need some olive oil, kosher salt, and freshly ground black pepper and then of course the star of the show, your New York strip steaks. Here we have 4 steaks that are about 8 to 10 ounces. So now we're gonna make a really easy compound butter. Here I'm gonna use blue cheese, but if you wanna use some of your favorite herbs, get-- get a little creative, this is the time to do it. So, first there is the butter then of course our blue cheese. My favorite comes from Point Reyes then a little bit of granulated garlic, and some freshly ground black pepper . Now, you can use a hand mixer to this or fork will do the job just as well. Now your compound butter
  2. How to Make Marinara Sauce

    Thu, 9 Feb 2012

    teaspoon of sugar; 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper, that's optional; 3 bay leaves; kosher salt with freshly ground black pepper ; 1 recipe hand made Italian meatballs; hot cooked spaghetti; finely shredded parmesan cheese. So, first

    Freshly Ground Black Pepper found at 0:51

    teaspoon crushed red pepper, that's optional; 3 bay leaves; kosher salt with freshly ground black pepper ; 1 recipe hand made Italian meatballs; hot cooked spaghetti; finely shredded parmesan cheese. So, first things first. I'm going to heat my
  3. Basic Roasted Butternut Squash

    Fri, 27 Jan 2012

    salt, a little bit more to taste if you need it, freshly ground black pepper , and fresh lemon juice which is optional. Okay ..... everything. So, we're gonna go in with our black pepper here, and of coarse salt. So, let's go ahead

    Black Pepper found at 1:22

    always say, simply season everything. So, we're gonna go in with our black pepper here, and of coarse salt. So, let's go ahead and add that in as well. When it comes out of the oven,
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Food Blogs We Love

  1. Breakfast by Fabio: Buttermilk and Black Pepper Biscuits

    Sun, 16 Nov 2014

    ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 6 tablespoons (¾ stick) cold butter, cut into small pieces 1 cup buttermilk Procedure Preheat the oven to 450°F. Butter a

  2. Chinese Long Beans with Cracked Black Pepper

    Fri, 22 Mar 2013

    These Chinese Green Beans use pantry staples to put a new Asian spin on a vegetable side dish.

  3. Turmeric Tea

    Mon, 16 Sep 2013

    spoonful of the paste, and finish with a big squeeze of lemon and a substantial amount of freshly ground black pepper . It's good stuff - the black pepper makes it invigorating (and also helps the body absorb the turmeric), and the honey sets

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How To

  1. How to Make a Basic Omelet

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    eggs 2 egg whites 1-1/2 teaspoons Dijon-style mustard 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon 1/8 teaspoon salt Pinch ground black pepper Pinch ground nutmeg 3 thin slices Black Forest ham 1/3 cup grated Swiss cheese Green salad (optional) Directions Heat

  2. How to Make Hash Browns

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    Ingredients 1-1/2 pounds potatoes (4 medium) 1/4 cup finely chopped onion 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper 3 tablespoons butter or margarine Directions Peel potatoes; coarsely shred to make 4-1/2 cups. Rinse the shredded potatoes

  3. How to Make Stuffing

    Sat, 1 Jan 2000

    tablespoons + 1 1/2 teaspoons fresh sage, chopped 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, chopped 1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black pepper , freshly ground 2-3 cups chicken or turkey stock Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Toast bread cubes on baking

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