Tidewater Times September 2019

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Sweet and Hot Peppers From mild bells to bright bananas, this is the time of year to add a little spice to your meals. With a range of hues, sweet peppers are one of the most vivid vegetables in the garden. Explore the sweet and the heat! Your basic bell pepper is predictably good, with a nice large cav-

ity that is perfect for stuffing, but when it comes to sweet pepper varieties, I stay away from the green. They are immature and haven’t developed enough sugars to balance out the harsher f lavor compounds. I love green chiles, but not green bell peppers. The world of peppers is vast and