The Culinary Uses of Black Peppercorns
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The Culinary Uses of Black Peppercorns

This is a continuation of my Spice Series. Welcome to my information on Black Peppercorns!  The Culinary Uses of Black Peppercorns **In ancient times, black pepper was considered the “King of Spices” and it was more valuable than gold. One’s social standing was even measured by how much black pepper was owned by the household. **One…

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The Spice Series: Bay Leaves: Culinary Uses

This is a continuation of my Spice Series. Welcome to my information on Bay Leaves!     **The bay leaf comes from the bay laurel tree, an evergreen that originates from the Mediterranean region. **Bay leaves are beautiful additions to anyone’s garden. They are also known for both their medicinal benefits and their culinary uses.  …

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The Culinary Uses of Ginger

The Culinary Uses of Ginger This is a continuation of my Spice Series. Welcome to my information on Ginger!   **Ginger is a tropical plant that has green-purple flowers and an aromatic underground stem (called a rhizome). It is commonly used for cooking and medicinal purposes. **Due to the vast amounts of information on Ginger, I will…