I have seen a few posts here about various ways and preferences to grind our whole peppercorns.
I have tried various ways:
Mortar and pestle - good for a small amount, too tiresome to do more than a few tbsps
Pepper mills - same as above
Electric coffee grinder - too fine for my liking
Mini-food processor - peppercorns just spun around without cracking!
My preferred method so far has been my old fashioned coffee mill:
BUT - visiting Costco this week I was thrilled to see the following - exact same price as for whole peppercorns, and just the right size for most of my needs.
WooHoo! Stocked up on a few bottles, should get me thru a couple months of summer smokin'!
Edited by jjlnyc - 4/15/16 at 9:20pm