Thursday, September 22, 2016

2 Many Reds

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"2 Many Reds"
watercolors with pen & ink on watercolor paper
September 2016 ~ Utrecht, Netherlands

It seems there is an over-abundance of red peppers in the grocery stores here in Holland and it has been this way for almost the last four months. I'm missing my green peppers when I make my spaghetti sauce. Where did they go? It's not "my" spaghetti sauce without some green peppers as well as the red peppers. 

Red peppers are lovely, but "my" spaghetti sauce requires the colors of the Italian flag - green (peppers), white (onions), red (peppers). It may not be the 'traditional' sauce, but that's how I make it and I'm missing that green pepper taste. I really hope this isn't some stupid trendy 'foodie' thing making the green peppers disappear from the market *sigh*. Bring back the green peppers and stop messing with my sauce! Pronto!

I'm so not amused (obviously...lol).
Judy
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