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Simmer cobs in cold water with peppercorns, fresh parsley, fresh thyme and bay leaf for about 1 ½ hours.
Both new perfumes are inspired by the 1960s, but Fleur de Peau is an ode to musk, with a hint of pink peppercorn.
In a sauté pan over medium heat, toast the star anise, cardamom, cinnamon, peppercorn, coriander, and chiles, stirring frequently, until fragrant (just a few minutes).
Combine the cloves, chilies, peppercorns, cardamom pods, cumin seeds, coconut, almonds, coriander seeds, nutmeg and mace in a heavy skillet over medium heat (if using ground coriander, nutmeg or mace, leave those spices out).
Garnish: Cajun seasoning, crushed mixed peppercorns and course sea salt, with a hint of lime zest - mixed together to create a fine powder.
In a medium nonreactive pan, bring vinegar, sugar, ginger, peppercorns, and salt to a boil.
Staples: canola oil, garlic, flour, fat-free, low-sodium chicken broth, salt and black peppercorns.
Add carrot, celery, thyme sprigs, peppercorns, 2 onion halves, all but 4 garlic cloves, and 8 cups water.
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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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