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November is National Pepper Month!


Today’s post is about Pepper, the spice.


Pepper, the spice:

  • Pepper is the top selling spice in America
  • As long as your ground pepper and peppercorns are kept dry they can be usable indefinitely.
  • Pepper comes in many colors: green, black, red & white but all comes from the same plant, the color is related to how ripe it is and how it has been processed
  • Pepper is a vine native to India.
  • It has been used in cooking for over 3000 years!
  • Pepper traders originated the original spice routes from India to Europe.
  • Pepper gets its kick from the component peperine

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