What the heck is this?
Recently bought McCormick peppercorn medley. This is the one in the glass jar with the built in grinder. Used it the other night and wasn't very happy with the flavor and decided to just use my regular grinder which was full of straight black peppercorns. Today I just happened to look at the ingredient list on the McCormick bottle. In order, it read:
What the heck is going on? When the bottle reads PEPPERCORN MEDLEY I expect it to be a medley/mix of peppercorns only. No wonder i was not happy with the taste. Glad i noticed it before i ruined a dish. What do you think?
I googled the product and it is extremely misleading.
Last time I was misled by a product I emailed the company and they sent me a check for my money back. In this case I had purchased "chocolate covered cherries" which is my favorite candy EVER, but when I bit into it it had a thick layer of confectionary coating which was not at all mentioned on the package, just in the ingredient list. So I picked the coating off every single one, enjoyed my cherries, and got a check for 4.50
That sounds more like you got a box of unripe chocolate covered cherries. Chocolate covered cherries are made by wrapping cherries in fondant, then covering in chocolate. Over time, the fondant turns to cherry flavored liquid. If you eat them before they ripen, you get a mouthful of fondant.
Allspice berries are much larger than peppercorns; coriander generally smaller.
But I agree that they would ruin a pepper blend (even though I like them). I also agree that "peper medley" is misleading