The Complete Chile Pepper Book: A Gardener's Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking

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  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-16
  • Publisher: Workman Pub Co
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Chile peppers are hot in every sense ofthe word. They add culinary fire tothousands of dishes from a variety ofcuisines and inspire near-fanaticaldevotion in those who have succumbedto their incendiary charms. In thiscomprehensive book, world chileexperts Dave DeWitt and Paul W.Bosland have assembled all theinformation that anyone with aninterest in chile peppers couldever hope to find.Detailed profiles of the 100most popular chile varietiesinclude information on how togrow chiles; how to diagnoseand remedy problems, pests,and diseases; and post-harvestprocessing and preservation.The book culminates in 85mouth-watering recipes that make brilliant use of both the characteristic heat of chile peppers and oftheir more subtle flavor qualities.Want to know what the hottest chile pepper in the world is? You ll find it in the fascinating story of Bhut Jolokia , acknowledged by Guinness World Records as the fieriest chile on earth. Confused aboutthe identity of those chile peppers you bought? The authors clear photographs and precise descriptionswill clear up the mystery. The Complete Chile Pepper Book is the only guide to chiles you ll everneed. It s a scorcher.

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