Our Favorite Pepper Varieties

The eye-popping thing about homegrown peppers—beyond the sheer volume—is the vast spectrum of heat and flavor they span.

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Melrose Peppers
Photo: Randy Mayor

Melrose Peppers

When young and green, it tastes like a green bell pepper; when red and fully ripe, it's sweet and richer. Hugely popular in Chicago among Italian-Americans.

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