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Test Kitchen Note: To give your vegetable or chicken broth an Asian flavor profile, simmer it with ½ cup dried shiitake mushrooms, 2 tablespoons Szechuan peppercorns, 2 tablespoons black peppercorns, 2 tablespoons white peppercorns, ½ cup fresh ginger skins and ½ cup chopped scallions. Simmer for 1½ hours and strain before using.