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. Roasted Rack of Lamb with Strawberry Mint Sauce – Here’s to a Brighter Future

    Tue, 22 Mar 2016

    Like many Americans my age, I was raised with a jar of mint jelly in the fridge, and it never, ever, came out unless there was lamb around. In fact, if someone caught you making a PB&J with mint jelly back then, it was straight to the insane asylum. Nope, mint jelly was to be served only with lamb – and lamb only with mint jelly. We’ve come a long way since then, and now, anything goes. Except for peanut butter and mint jelly sandwiches. That’s still considered crazy. But as far as mint sauces go, I love experimenting with new ideas, especially around Easter time, and I really liked how this came out. As I mention, next time we’ll add our mint right before we serve, so to preserve that bright green color, but besides that, I really enjoyed the combination. Once it was properly seasoned, that is. I added more of everything; lemon juice, salt, cayenne, and mint, before it was just right. The ingredient amounts below have been properly adjusted. Regarding the cooking method: I usually sear my racks in a very hot frying pan, then add the mustard/crumb mixture, and roast until we reach 125 F., internal temp. This time I tried an alternative method , where you sear it in a hot oven, then add the crumbs, and continue roasting until done. Which is a better method for the home cook? Probably the first one. The good news is; if you watch any of our older rack of lamb videos, you see this method in all its glory. In fact, this “ Pistachio Crusted Rack of Lamb ” would not only show you our preferred technique, but would also go amazingly well with this sauce. I really hope you give it a try soon. Enjoy! Ingredients for 2 large or 4 smaller portions: 1 whole (8 bone) rack of lamb seasoned very generously with salt, freshly ground black pepper , and cayenne 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 tablespoons finely minced green onions 1/4 cup fine plain bread crumbs 2 tablespoons melted butter 1/4 teaspoon salt For the *sauce: 2 cups fresh strawberries zest of one lemon juice from 2 lemons 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons honey 1/4 cup freshly sliced mint leaves (add right before you serve!) salt and cayenne pepper to taste * Only do final seasoning when the sauce has cooled. When tasting the sauce, keep in mind it’s going to be used as a condiment, and not eaten plain, which means it needs to be very well-seasoned. This is why it’s better to taste on a cracker or piece of bread, instead of off the spoon. Other great additions to this sauce are things like balsamic vinegar, hot/sweet peppers, cracked black pepper , as well as other “sweet” herbs, like tarragon and basil.

  2. Easy Weeknight Dinner: Greek Lamb Burgers

    Wed, 16 Mar 2016

    tablespoon snipped fresh oregano or 1 teaspoon dried oregano, crushed 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 1/2 cups thickly sliced button or cremini mushrooms 2 small red onions, sliced

  3. Chicken Alfredo Spinach Lasagna

    Wed, 13 Jan 2016

    2 cups shredded carrots (4 medium) 2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms 4 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 recipe Alfredo Sauce 6 whole grain lasagna noodles 4 poached chicken breasts, chopped into bite-size pieces

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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

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    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 Simple Roast Chicken

    Fri, 10 Jun 2011

    quartering happening; 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil; 1 teaspoon of salt; a half a teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper ; and then 3 sprigs each of fresh thyme and tarragon. So, to get started, we are going to stuff our little

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    virgin olive oil; 1 teaspoon of salt; a half a teaspoon of freshly ground black pepper ; and then 3 sprigs each of fresh thyme and tarragon. So, to get started, we are going to stuff our little chicken
  3. 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

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    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
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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. Triple Citrus Chicken Piccata

    Tue, 16 Feb 2016

    Cooking Light 4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 teaspoon garlic powder 2 1/2 tablespoons butter, divided 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1/4 cup finely

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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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