When Green Bell Peppers Switch Red Are They Really Overdone?

The fruits of the common sweet bell pepper (Capsicum annuum) undergo several color phases as they ripen. The fruits, or peppers, start out green turn deep green and finally red. Many times, food markets display red and green peppers side by side as if they are different varieties, but they’re not. Red peppers are just …


Roots of Style

They charm us with an intimate scale and intricate wooden details lightly layered over stuccotiles, stone and bricks. Their porches return time while offering a gentle transition between the outside world and cozy spaces inside. These are Craftsman houses — uniquely American creations that began to appear around 1905 in Southern California and are considered …