A Pink Peppercorn with Pink Peppercorn Fish

A Pink Peppercorn? A PINK PEPPERCORN? What is a pink peppercorn and how do I use it?  Genie the Spice Goddess answers… A pink peppercorn is not a true peppercorn, but is the dried pink fruit from the pepper tree.  There are two varieties, the Brazilian pepper tree and the Peruvian pepper tree.  Since the...

SALT TO TASTE?

  What does “salt to taste” really mean in a recipe?  Genie the Spice Goddess answers… “Salt to taste” is such a simple and innocent instruction. We have read these words many times in a recipe without giving them a second thought.  Ironically, when instructed to \”salt to taste,\” we are not actually...