A pepper pot can refer to a few different things depending on the context:

  1. Cooking Utensil: A pepper pot can be a small container or shaker used to dispense ground pepper or other spices at the dining table. It typically has a perforated top for sprinkling the spices onto food.
  2. Traditional Dish: In terms of food, a pepper pot can also refer to a spicy and savory soup or stew that’s popular in Caribbean cuisine. The exact ingredients can vary by region, but it often includes meat (such as beef, pork, or chicken), vegetables, and a variety of seasonings, including hot peppers. The dish has its roots in Indigenous, African, and European culinary traditions.

The meaning depends on the context in which the term is used, whether in reference to a kitchen utensil or a specific dish.

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