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Szechuan Peppercorns

GrumpyDad | | Nov 27, 2006 10:55 PM

Dear All,

Went to the local asian market to restock the pantry and saw a package of szechuan peppercorns that I was strongly inclined to buy. However, the english language warnings on the back made me hold off; to wit "Rinse five minutes before using. Cook at least 30 minutes before eating."

I mas thinking of using the peppercorns in a stir fry or in a rub, but the half hour of recommmeded cooking seems unlikely to fit in with the cooking techniques I was planning. Any ideas about the warning and proper usage?


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