Heat, drought make for more flavorful produce

Friday, July 20, 2012 | 11:24 a.m. CDT; updated 2:55 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 20, 2012

MILWAUKEE — Chef Dan Jacobs expected his recent batch of jalapeño poppers to be tame because peppers grown at this time of the year are generally mild. But he quickly discovered that his spicy appetizer carried an unexpected fire.