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Skeppshult Cast Iron "Swing" Spice Grinder, Little
This handsome cast iron pepper and spice mill is designed by Carl&Carl of Denmark and handmade in Sweden. A walnut or oak wood lid is secured with a strong rubber seal so your pepper and spices will stay fresh longer. A notch is crafted into the bowl to make it easier to remove the lid. For a larger version of this Swing mill, click here.
One cast iron bowl nests into the other with the lid covering the top bowl. This unique design allows you to store whole peppercorn in the top bowl, and pour a portion into the bottom bowl when you're ready to grind it. The inside base of the bottom bowl and outside base of the top bowl are finished with a coarse cast iron pattern which creates an excellent grinding texture. The grinder is also excellent for herbs, other dry spices, and flax seed.
The base of the pepper/spice mill has a gentle curve to it, so while it sits upright, it swings slightly in a circular pattern when bumped. The bowl is bottom heavy so it isn't likely to tip over.
Frontier Herbs Whole Peppercorns lend satisfying heat and bite to almost any dish (and they're great for salt-free diets). Pepper works well in combination with other herbs and spices, too, and is commonly found in spice blends. Grinding peppercorns just when you need them ensures the best, freshest flavor!
Pepper berries are at first green; they turn red as they ripen. The stage at which they're harvested, and whether or not they are husked, determines the color of the resulting spice. Black pepper is harvested while the...