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Combine 1 large knob of fresh ginger and 8 garlic cloves in a food processor, or go medieval and smash in a mortar and pestle.
Preparation Finely grind peppercorns, juniper berries, and coriander seeds in spice mill or with mortar and pestle
The paper machine, invented in France in 1799 at the Didot family’s paper mill, could make 40 times as much paper per day as the traditional method, which involved pounding rags into pulp by hand using a mortar and pestle.
One of the messages included a picture of a mortar and pestle with a white powder and another indicated the powder had been put in a baby bottle in the refrigerator, CBS affiliate WANE reported.
Bruise squash lightly with pestle allowing the vinaigrette to penetrate the cells of squash.
Coarsely grind in spice mill or with mortar and pestle; transfer to a medium bowl.
Combine the garlic and basil in a mini food processor or chop up/prep for a mortar and pestle.
The practice takes different forms—some tie a belt to bind the breasts, while others heat a grinding stone, a spatula or a wooden pestle in a fire and then use it to press, pound or massage them—but the goal is the same.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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