EN on Foods

June 2003 Issue

Hot or Sweet, Peppers Pack Plenty of Nutrition

The Folklore: A popular legend from the Ozarks says that for peppers to grow hearty and flavorful, you must be very angry when planting them. The best peppers are said to be those planted by a lunatic. Mexican tradition says the fiery potency of chilies can banish bad luck and the evil eye.

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