Black Peppercorns, Ground (Smoked)

For the smoke lover who lives by the grill and warms the house with a wood fire.

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When archaeologist uncovered Ramses II, they found black peppercorn stuffed in his nostrils – this was part of the ritual mummification process. During the Age of Discovery, black pepper and the profit of the spice trade was one of the reasons Portugal, Spain, France, and other European nations sailed the world and expanded the map; to find new sources of spice. Nearly all pepper traded in the ancient world made its way through Malabar, on the Indian Peninsula, and is the main reason the region developed as a major port and trading post in the ancient world. Indeed, black peppercorns play a distinct part in human history that is more entrenched in the development of nations than we understand.

They also taste so flippin’ good.

Black pepper is used as a spice in nearly all the world’s cuisines as a pungent, spicy, heating agent for food due to the presence of capsaicin and piperine. Teasings of citrus and wood also add to black pepper’s allure, however, these peppercorns are roughly beaten down with a heavy smoking. Just open the container of smoked black peppercorns and you’ll be assaulted by its hoarse grit.

Ground smoked black peppercorns find a rather unique home in homemade barbeque sauces. Try using them in a Carolina or Kansas City style sauce and you’ll find that their smoky flavor will infuse throughout giving it a char-flavored kick.

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IngredientsSmoked black peppercorns.
Recommended ApplicationsThis Smoked Black Peppercorn is a great addition to grilled meat, in Bloody Mary’s, salsa, soups or on vegetables. It can also be used as a finishing pepper, or added to seasoning blends or rubs. This versatile condiment brings a smooth smoky flavor to any dish, as it is naturally smoked over hickory wood.
Basic PreparationReady to add to any recipe as directed, as no preparation is required.
CuisineAmerican, Asian, European, Indian
Product StylePowder
Taste & AromaHot, Pungent, Smoky
Shelf Life1 year
Handling / StorageTo be stored in a cool, dry place.
Country of OriginIndia
Dietary PreferencesAll Natural, Gluten-Free, Kosher Parve, Non-GMO
Allergen InformationNone Specified


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