Test Kitchen Tips:
•Miso is a flavoring in Japanese cooking. The paste is made by fermenting grains and salt. It may be found in the Asian aisle of some supermarkets, Asian grocery stores and health foods stores.
•Sake is available wherever fine wines are sold. It may also be found in the Asian aisle of some supermarkets or in Asian grocery stores.
•To crush peppercorns, place peppercorns in large resealable plastic bag. Close tightly. Pound with a rolling pin, mallet or heavy skillet until coarsely crushed.