Dave DeWitt is one of the foremost experts in the world on chile peppers and fiery foods. Publisher and editor of Fiery Foods Magazine, DeWitt is the author or co-author of more than twenty-five books on spicy subjects. He lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico, with his wife, Mary Jane, four dogs, three cats and a greenhouse full of chile peppers.
Writer, editor, registered dietician and food consultant Nancy Gerlach is a nationally recognized authority on chiles and New Mexico cuisine. An avid traveler, her interests are in exploring and writing about exotic cuisines from around the world. Her articles have appeared in newspapers and national magazines, and she has authored ten books, eight of which were co-authored with Dave DeWitt.