Instead of pre-ground pepper, use whole peppercorns and grind them fresh. Fresh ground pepper is much tastier and adds a layer of flavor without calories. To make the switch, buy whole peppercorns and a pepper grinder. It is as simple as that. Every ingredient counts, both for the taste and your health.
These are Tellicherry peppercorns. They are known as one of the best, but there are many varieties of peppercorns. You will find white, black and pink in different varieties. You may find you like to have Tellicherry on hand for every day and a mixed blend for certain dishes, to mix it up.
Today you can keep it simple and start with Tellicherry peppercorns and a pepper grinder. Any grinder will do. You can find something simple or purchase a handcrafted grinder and pass it on as a family heirloom. You can even buy peppercorns at the grocery that come with a grinder, like this example. Keep your eyes open for that perfect grinder that you can pass on with family memories. A farmer's market or craft show is a great place to look for a special grinder.