(Closed) Pepper pepper pepper

posted 6 years ago in Food
Post # 3
Bee
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012 - Schloss Heiligenberg/ Spearfish Canyon Lodge

I’m not quite at your pepper level, but I also enjoy a good dose of pepper on my food. My mom thinks I’m crazy because I season my vegetables by sight and not taste. :p

Post # 4
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Sugar bee

I doubt you could ever eat pepper in quantities enough to be harmful, even as much as you love it. Most things are harmful at high enough doses, and I don’t actually know how high that is for black pepper, but I’d imagine it’s on the order of swallowing whole handfuls of peppercorns at a time.

One thing I do know about black pepper: it’s actually very good for you when you eat it in combination with turmeric (the bright yellow spice used to give mustard its color, and used in a lot of curries and Indian/Thai/SE Asian and South Asian cuisine). Turmeric contains a compound called curcumin that has powerful anti-inflammatory and anti-cancer properties – but it needs the presence of piperine, one of the main compounds found in black pepper, to become bio-active. So from a health perspective, eating lots of black pepper on dishes that contain turmeric is a *really good idea*.

Post # 5
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@Miss Bracelet:  I do this too!! season by sight of how many pepper speck i can see. I have an addition to black pepper i think.

 

i like to dip my chips (fries) in a pot of black pepper with a bit of rock salt.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper

Have you ever tried white pepper? Awesome!

Post # 7
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I love it! I put it on virtually everything!

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