Hot Peppers - Culinary Fire

Chili peppers have been eaten in the Americas since at least 7500 BC. Christopher Columbus was the first to call them "peppers." In India, hot peppers are used to ward off evil. Jalapenos, cayenne and habanero are just a few of the varieties of hot peppers available for the hot-and-spicy connoisseur.  Photo by Miguel Saavedra

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