Many people avoid pepper grinders, as they are difficult to twist, and even more so if you have an old hand injury or arthritis, which is why the electric pepper grinders are a Godsend, to those of us who love their pepper. Pepper is a common constituent of the kitchen, that is used in the preparation of a variety of dishes. It has very good medicinal values, and can also be used as an excellent preservative.
Freshly ground pepper has a much better taste, and contains all of the original medicinal values. The instrument used to grind pepper is called a pepper grinder, and the easy-to-use versions are called electric pepper grinders.
Electric pepper grinders available
Different varieties of pepper grinders are available. Some of them are manually operated and some are operated using a battery. Both electric pepper grinders and the manually operated grinders have a set-up that is alike.
Industrially, the whole peppercorns are powdered in pepper mills. These mills contain two metal burrs or wheels that are operated to obtain the powder of the pepper corns. These mills are huge and difficult to accommodate in the houses! This difficulty gave rise to the development of pepper shakers, that are small in size and can be placed on a table top, containing that very fine pepper, which, due to commercial processing, loses much of the flavor and health benefits, found in freshly ground pepper straight from your own electric pepper grinders.
Electric pepper grinders contain wheels that are operated upon switching on the button. The quality of the ground pepper is constant, and its fineness can also be altered accordingly. For this reason, chefs prefer electric pepper grinders in the delicate flavoring of their dishes.
Usually, pepper grinders consist of two units, an inner unit and an outer unit. The basic component, that is the pepper mill, is situated in the inner unit. It is made up of tough materials that are strong enough for daily use. The outer unit acts as a protective covering for the inner unit and is generally made up of plastics, metal, wood or glass.
Some other handmade pepper grinders are also available in the market. These are expensive as they are made up of ebony, pink wood, teak wood, etc. Because of their importance, pepper grinders are available almost everywhere in a variety of shapes, sizes and prices. As salt always accompany pepper, some grinders will also have salt shakers on the top. They are also available in matching sets in the market.
But nothing beats electric pepper grinders, for sheer luxury. And don’t forget how thoughtful a gift it is, for anyone who struggles with a manual pepper grinder.
State-of-the-art electric pepper grinders
One good example of Electric Pepper Grinders is the MIU Electric Peppermill. These types of electric pepper grinders consists of a stylish outer shape, and a superior grinding system. The mill also has of a glass window which allows you to watch the remaining number of peppercorns. Upon switching on the top button of the electric pepper grinder, the grinding starts. A lamp is also present at the underside which allows us to estimate the amount of pepper coming out. This grinder has a carbon steel grinding gear, facilitating a longer usage, and a dial to adjust the fineness of the grind. When the grinder is at rest, we can cover its opening with a plastic lid given for it. It accommodates six AAA batteries that help to run the grinder. We can use this grinder only for grinding peppercorns and not for other spices. The electrical components of these electric pepper grinders are one-year g