Question of the Day: Why do they put pimentos in Olives?
Quick Answer: Pimentos are normally used as garnish, rather than ingredients in food. During the 1700s, in France, pimentos are believed to have been used as a neutralizing agent for the bitterness of the olives. Today, we continue putting pimentos in olives because they taste good and it’s now a centuries-old tradition!
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