Salt & Pepper Mills

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Perfex Peppermill - old vs new

by PepperNV 2 months ago

I have an old Perfex that works perfectly and have purchased some "look alikes" (cheap, $12 ones). The cheap ones don't put out ground pepper worth much of anything, so I bit the bullet and bought...

Nutmeg Grinder

by zackly 4 months ago

Can anyone recommend a good, sturdy, reasonably priced ($30.00 or under) manual nutmeg grinder?

Food52 Acquires Dansk

by patsully 9 months ago

From an email to Food52 users: "We have very happy news to share with you today: Dansk, the company known for its iconic Danish designs—from Kobenstyle enameled-steel pans to teak pepper mills—i...

Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale, Online in 2021

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by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Delayed from its usual early March date, but the Oakland Museum White Elephant Sale is on this year in an online format, starting Saturday, May 1 at 8:00 a.m. until Sunday, May 23 at 6:00 p.m. (Pa...

The best nutmeg mill?

by CHSeifert 1 year ago

I’m looking to get a nutmeg mill. I’ve tried the Peugeot Tidore mill, but it seems to grate the nutmeg too coarsely. What do you recommend instead? I already own several Microplane graters a...

Help finding Salt Serving Dish from The French Laundry

by jessicaclaranoelle 6 years ago

My boyfriend and I ate at the French Laundry about three weeks ago and he absolutely fell in love with the six section dish they used for serving salt. I've looked in all the usual places (Sur ...

Is kampot white pepper one of the best white peppers? I love kampot black pepper!

by josemartinlopez 1 year ago

Is kampot white pepper one of the best white peppers? I love kampot black pepper, and just went through a large bag. I was thinking of buying more black, white and red kampot pepper and just kee...

Perfex manufacturer details?

by bloodboy 1 year ago

Does anyone know the exact website or contact information for the company that makes Perfex mills? I searched google.fr in French and I'm not getting any leads.

Refilling a disposable pepper or salt mill

by Lgalen 15 years ago

I'd like to try to get the top off of my empty Trader Joe's salt mill. My McCormick pepper mill is also nearly empty. I'd like to try to reuse them with whole spices such as cardamom, cumin, etc....

Cole & Mason Salt and Pepper Mills

by VFish 2 years ago

Hello, I got the Black Friday deal at Bed Bath and Beyond for the Cole and Mason Derwent Salt and Pepper Mill gift box. It was cheaper than buying one pepper mill, and you never know if I'll get o...

Any hope for parts for Frugal/Atlas pepper grinder?

by ted 12 years ago

My 15 year old Frugal Gourmet pepper grinder fell out of the cabinet the other night. The handle, which folds in half at a middle pivot point, broke. Does anyone know of a source for parts for one...

Peugeot pepper mill

by Nyleve 14 years ago

I have an old Peugeot pepper mill that has lost its oomph. No longer grinds very well. I know these things are supposed to be guaranteed for life - so how do I go about getting it fixed/replaced/wh...

Pepper Mill vs Salt Mill- What's the Difference?

by hobbess 8 years ago

I saw a Cole & Mason Derwent Salt Mill on sale, but I mainly use kosher salt so I don't really need a salt mill. But, I could always upgrade to a better pepper mill. Are a salt mill and pepper m...

Filling the grinder?

by Kaymoz 4 years ago

Looking for some red pepper recommendations! Santa brought me a nifty grinder in RED, one of the ratchet-mill type from Kuhn Rikon. We've had a black one for a while, filled with black pepper...

Peugeot Pepper Mill question

by vvv03 14 years ago

My peugeot pepper mill hasn't been working well for a while and I finally looked at the bottom and it looks like it is rusted out. Is this normal? I use it regularly, keep it on the counter near th...

Best pepper grinder?

by MargotB 16 years ago

Looking for recommendations for good but inexpensive pepper grinder (under $20?) -- mine just gave up the ghost.

Cole and mason pepper mill repair

by lkkmmm 6 years ago

does anyone know where I might bring my old Robert Welch cast iron pepper mill in for a tune up in the San Francisco/bay area? thanks.

How do you clean a tall wooden pepper mill?

by iyc_nyc 11 years ago

Hi all, how does one clean a large (12-20 tall") traditional wooden pepper mill - when first purchased (to get rid of dust and other things that might be hiding in there), and periodically? The ...

salt grinders: essential or pretentious?

by thinks too much 15 years ago

I understand the value of freshly ground pepper, nutmeg, or any spice where the essential oils dissipate over time. But what is the purpose of grinding salt? It's a mineral that should not change...

Can you grind dried herbs with kosher salt in a salt mill?

by danablake 5 years ago

I'd like to make some seasoned kosher salts (like salt with dried rosemary, for example) and wondered whether I could just mix kosher salt plus the herb and then put it in a salt mill/grinder. W...