There's nothing that substitutes for freshly cracked black pepper. You can find pepper mills in all price ranges. Just get one that looks like it will hold up well over continual use. Freshly cracked black pepper can really enhance the smell and final taste of a recipe!
The Romantic Table is an epicurean exploration of the food and wines of the California Central Coast, seeking the
the best of Santa Cruz, Monterey, Paso Robles, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and the people who live here.
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