Black peppercorn grinder
Most home cooks ignore the fact that spices have shelf lives. Ground pepper starts to lose its flavor after a few months, but peppercorns last much longer. An oversized pepper mill looks impressive, but Perry says that a cheap disposable one works just fine.
"We use it on cream of wheat, on top of pancakes instead of maple syrup, and in dressing. Dressing is also a great staple to make, we make ours with honey, garlic, mustard, lemon, salt, pepper, and olive oil," says Jessica.