It's pepper paradise in Beaver Dam at the annual 'Pepper Festival' on Sept. 10

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MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) -- Peppers take precedence the second Saturday of September in Beaver Dam. This is when the annual "Pepper Festival" will take place. The fun includes an apple pepper pie eating contest, apple pepper pancakes, pepper Brats, and a chili cook off.

It all centers around a beloved pepper stemming from Hungary centuries ago. And even though some Midwestern cities, like Chicago, have made claims to it, those who live in this Dodge County community know this particular culinary vegetable really and truly belongs to them.

Click here to find out everything about Beaver Dam's Pepper Festival held on Sept. 10 this year. 

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