Whether you love or hate spicy food or hate it, you've got to admit that chile peppers have an undeniable mystique. With their bright colors and iconic shapes, these fruits (yes, fruits) have become a staple of not just the dinner table, but also fashion and interior design. But the chile pepper as we know wouldn't exist without the Chile Pepper Institute at New Mexico State University.
The Seat of Spiciness
The Garden of Chile Delights
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Written by Reuben Westmaas September 7, 2018
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