The world of the "Pope of Peppers" - Dave DeWitt - is hot, spicy, and filled with trivia that those who partake of the pepper need to know. Besides quizzes, resources, and many facts, there are also insights into the travels of Dave DeWitt including Martha Stewart, Paul Prudhomme, Ted Nugent, Kinky Friedman, Bobby Flay, Joe Perry, Gary Collins, Bryant Gumbel, Mark Miller, Alice Cooper, and even Zubin Mehta. There are chapters of stories for the various regions all over the world where chile is used and enjoyed. The Scoville Heat Scale is shown as well as the Pungency Values of Superhot Chiles.
Bhut Jolokia, the ghost pepper or the "Hottest Pepper on Earth" is now a huge topic. People can't get enough of hot and that is why Dave's National Fiery Foods & BBQ Show has, for 24 years, been the greatest trade show in New Mexico.
The Chilehead Resources also has a Chile Chronology from 1493 to present.
This is the one book of chiles you need to get the facts. It is filled with laughs and sarcasm and that signature Dave DeWitt sense of curiosity and humor. Dave Dewitt has written over 40 books on gardening, cuisine, recipes, barbeque, cooking, and chiles, He is an award-winning author and most recently tied with himself for First Place in the Cooking Category of the New Mexico Book Awards.
|Publisher:||Rio Grande Books|
|Product dimensions:||6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.38(d)|
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