Definition of peppercorn
: a dried berry of the black pepper
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Right Brain and nearby Short's Brewing Co. (with, for example, Nicie, a wheat ale brewed with orange and lemon zests, coriander, and some peppercorn), are among the most experimental in the state.
The Frisky Oyster is another special, featuring six raw oysters topped with rosé granita, candied grapefruit, and pink peppercorn (market price).
Made with purple corn and molle berries (also known as pink peppercorns), it was released last March as a one-off but proved so popular that Off Color is going to brew and release it for a second time later this summer.
Burly’s most popular flavors are pomegranate-pink peppercorn, grape-clove and pineapple-nutmeg.
Toast caraway seeds, coriander seeds, and peppercorns in a dry medium saucepan over medium heat, shaking pan often, until fragrant, about 45 seconds.
But most release both eggs and sperm, packed together in round, buoyant bundles as small as peppercorns and blushed in shades of pink, orange, and yellow.
Add whole spices -- cinnamon, black cardamom, black peppercorns and cloves -- and cook, stirring, until fragrant, a minute or two.
Ghost of Mary Consommé 4 cloves garlic 1/4 white onion, minced 1 T cumin oil 1 red bell pepper, minced 6 Roma tomatoes, diced 1/4 cup pink peppercorns2 tsp.
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First Known Use of peppercorn
before 12th century
PEPPERCORN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of peppercorn for English Language Learners
: a dried berry from an Indian plant that is ground to make pepper
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