The Top of a Green Pepper

Wonderful variety of PeppersTop of a Green Pepper

Peppers come in a range of shapes, sizes and colors, from red cherry peppers to yellow banana peppers.

For the truly adventurous, there are hot peppers that range in heat from mildly spicy to four-alarm types (handle these with gloves -- really!).

If you didn't have room for them in your garden this year, try growing peppers in a container next year. More

Red and green peppers are good source of Vitamin C. Green fruits and vegetables like peppers contain many health-promoting phytochemicals including lutein and indoles. They help protect against certain cancers, help maintain vision health and promote strong teeth and bones.

There are plenty of fresh peppers available now. If you have extra peppers, you can freeze them raw without blanching them first. Learn how HERE

Hot peppers will keep best if stored after they are dry. Thread the peppers on a string to dry. Hang in a cool, dry place.

For more information on growing, cooking and preserving peppers, search this site. Enter the keyword "pepper"


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