New Mexico Gets Chile in Autumn

Facts, fun, and trivia for cooking aficionados, gardening enthusiasts, history buffs, southwestern United States food connoisseurs, consumers, gourmands, and gourmets

by Leo Wulf

New Mexico Gets Chile in Autumn
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New Mexico Gets Chile in Autumn

Facts, fun, and trivia for cooking aficionados, gardening enthusiasts, history buffs, southwestern United States food connoisseurs, consumers, gourmands, and gourmets

by Leo Wulf

Published Dec 28, 2011
177 Pages
Genre: COOKING / Vegetarian & Vegan



 

Book Details

Heat Up Your Knowledge of Nature’s Most Fiery Food

Just how hot is the world’s spiciest pepper? When was the world’s first chili cook-off? Could the humble chile really help cure cancer? Discover the answers to these and other burning questions in New Mexico Gets Chile in Autumn. It’s an essential book that is considered an authority by chile-lovers, filled with recipes, historical facts, humorous quips, and gardening tips on chiles from the American Southwest. You’ll learn: • What to do if you eat a pepper that’s too hot to handle • The amazing nutritional benefits and uses of various types of chiles • The complete backstory on hot sauce • How to choose the right chile for any dish, so your guests aren’t running for the fire extinguisher • How to grow your own chiles using the in-depth gardening guide • A broad range of delicious and healthy vegetarian chile recipes • The surprising history—their cultivation, uses over time, and regional variations • Much, much more! Well-researched yet accessible, this sprawling survey of the piquant plant is a must for any gourmand, nutrition enthusiast, Southwesterner, and gardener.

 

About the Author

Leo Wulf

Leo Wulf is an amateur chef, food critic, freelance writer, and publisher residing in Wheat Ridge Colorado, a suburb of Denver. He looks forward to vacations in New Mexico, when he savors the autumn-rich colors and aromas of roasting chiles on chilly mornings. Leo is a proud member of the Publishers Association of the West (PubWest), and the Small Publishers, Artists, and Writers Network (SPAWN).