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When I read on Facebook that storms are coming this Saturday for Los Angeles, I woke up early to slow cook pulled pork with white pepper. Why? I associate rainy days with white pepper seasoned comfort foods.
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I doubt this will put a damper on St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.What are some hearty rainy day meals that can help sop up that alcohol?
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If you’ve only experienced white pepper as part of Christmas cookie ingredients for Pfeffernusse, you’re in for a pleasant surprise.
The Japanese Girl Group, Ciabo Matto sang a tribute called “White Pepper Ice Cream”. I saw this avant-garde band playing with the Beastie Boys and Smashing Pumpkins concert in the 1990s.
Here are 10 lunch, dinner and dessert ideas starring white pepper:
1. Malaysian Pork Tripe Soup
2. Italian White Pepper Cookies
3. Chicken Paprikash
4. Chinese Turnip Cake
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5. Bacon Potato Soup
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10. French Gougeres
White Pepper Pork Stew
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1/2 TB paprika
1 bay leaf
1/4 tsp white pepper
3 lbs pork shoulder
6 cups water
1. Brown pork with fat side down in tall stockpot.
2. Add seasoning and liquid.
3. Cover and simmer for 3 hours or more until pork shreads easily.
Happy Stormy Saturday!