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Old 06-26-2016, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by yabob View Post
OK, somebody asked this on Google Answers, and there is at least some belief that it goes back to the 18th century in the Provence region of France:

(quote of a quote)

This doesn't address WHY pimento stuffing became the most common, though.

Gotta try some of them anchovy stuffed ones.
I never thought much about the WHY, but ever since I was a little kid (so let's say for the past 55 years or so), I thought the red-green contrast was pretty.

And now that I DO think about it, I suspect that the aesthetic component might be key.