Home » Black pepper

TagBlack pepper

Winter Pepper

Carrie from Waupaca, Wisconsin, confesses she was stumped when that her son Aidan asked,”Mom, can you do a winter pepper?” This is part of a complete episode.

Where Bell Peppers are Mangos

A woman who relocated from the eastern United States to Evansville, Indiana, was confused when her mother-in-law there asked her to bring in some mangoes from the garden, since tropical fruits don’t grow in the Midwest. In that part of the...

Peppercorn Payment

A “peppercorn payment,” or “peppercorn rent,” is a term used by attorneys for small, below-market-value payments for a property. This is part of a complete episode.

Salt-and-Pepper Cellar

The -cellar in saltcellar derives from an Old French word meaning “salt box,” and is etymologically related to the word salt itself. A caller from India says she grew up with the expression salt-and-pepper cellar, and it turns out...

Hotter Than…

What’s hotter than a hen in a wool basket? Or hotter than a goat’s butt in a pepper patch? You tell us! This is part of a complete episode.