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1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes

by Dave Dewitt

The latest addition to Agate Surrey's beloved 1001 series of cookbooks is its hottest ever. The largest and most comprehensive cookbook ever published on this subject, 1001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes is composed of the very best dishes from author Dave DeWitt's collection of chili pepper-laden recipes. Created from his globe-trotting travels, from colleagues, and from research in authentic, obscure, and out-of-print cookbooks from all over the world, the book is loaded with a huge variety of soups, stews, chilies, and gumbos. It also includes a broad selection of barbecue dishes for the grill, a lengthy list of meatless entrees and vegetable options, and even a surprising array of zesty beverages, desserts, and breakfasts. Recipes are organized according to the region from which the chili peppers come: South and Central America, Mexico, the Caribbean, the United States, Europe, the Mediterranean and Middle East, Africa, the Indian subcontinent, and Asia and the Pacific. A treasury of the very best the world has to offer of great spicy foods, no serious cook should be without this jam-packed trove.

Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe

by Dave Dewitt Nancy Gerlach Eduardo Fuss

Nestled at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe has the spirit of the Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo-American settlers who built it-and an exciting cuisine to match. Some of today's hottest Santa Fe chefs are incorporating the region's staple ingredients-rice, beans, squash and chiles-into mouthwatering new dishes. Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe offers the best of New Mexico's traditional dishes and a sampling of today's cooking innovations. Introductory essays provide the historical and geographical context of the cuisine, and glossaries of unusual ingredients, along with illustrated how-to sections, are included.

Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe

by Dave Dewitt Nancy Gerlach Eduardo Fuss

Nestled at the foot of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, Santa Fe has the spirit of the Native American, Spanish, Mexican and Anglo-American settlers who built it-and an exciting cuisine to match. Some of today's hottest Santa Fe chefs are incorporating the region's staple ingredients-rice, beans, squash and chiles-into mouthwatering new dishes. Authentic Recipes from Santa Fe offers the best of New Mexico's traditional dishes and a sampling of today's cooking innovations. Introductory essays provide the historical and geographical context of the cuisine, and glossaries of unusual ingredients, along with illustrated how-to sections, are included.

Chipotle

by Dave Dewitt Chuck Evans

Get acquainted with one of the most distinctive flavors the chile world has to offer: the smoky chipotle. This die-cut little book offers approximately thirty recipes, from the basics (Guacamole con Chipotle) to the unexpected (Chipotle Hot Wings). Interested in smoking your own chipotles? In THE PEPPER PANTRY: CHIPOTLES you'll learn what kind of wood to use, how to build the fire, and how best to store your freshly dried stock. There's legend and lore about the colorful history of these peppers, and thorough listings of mail-order sources. As chock-full of inspiration as a well-stocked pantry, THE PEPPER PANTRY: CHIPOTLES is perfect for either beginning cooks or die-hard chile aficionados.

The Food of Santa Fe: Authentic Recipes from the American Southwest

by Dave Dewitt Nancy Gerlach

These beautiful books offer complete information on ingredients, utensils, and cooking techniques. Each volume presents the best authentic recipes and detailed explorations of the cultural context in which dishes are created and enjoyed. Each title contains 70 to 90 beautiful full-color photographs and a range of mouth-watering recipes by some of the area's best chefs. Copyright © Libri GmbH. All rights reserved.

The Founding Foodies: How Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin Revolutionized American Cuisine

by Dave Dewitt

Who Were the Original Foodies? Beyond their legacy as revolutionaries and politicians, the Founding Fathers of America were first and foremost a group of farmers. Passionate about the land and the bounty it produced, their love of food and the art of eating created what would ultimately become America's diverse food culture. Like many of today's foodies, the Founding Fathers were ardent supporters of sustainable farming and ranching, exotic imported foods, brewing, distilling, and wine appreciation. Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin penned original recipes, encouraged local production of beer and wine, and shared their delight in food with friends and fellow politicians. The Founding Foodies, food writer Dave DeWitt entertainingly describes how some of America's most famous colonial leaders not only established America's political destiny, but also revolutionized the very foods we eat. Features over thirty authentic colonial recipes, including: Thomas Jefferson's ice cream; A recipe for beer by George Washington; Martha Washington's fruitcake; Medford rum punch; Terrapin soup; and more.

Growing Medical Marijuana

by Dave Dewitt

A beginner's guide to growing weed at home, featuring straightforward advice for designing indoor and outdoor cannabis gardens, choosing seed varieties, buying equipment, planting, pot harvesting, storage, stash security, troubleshooting, and more. This beginner's guide to growing cannabis at home features straightforward advice for designing both indoor and outdoor marijuana gardens, from choosing and obtaining the most potent and prolific seed varieties to buying the right equipment and setting up your grow room. Steering clear of unnecessary scientific and technical jargon, Growing Medical Marijuana offers step-by-step instructions, 125 helpful photographs, and detailed illustrations to help you plant, harvest, and store your crop, whether you're a novice pot gardener or an experienced grower who wants to go legit. Outlining the ins and outs of marijuana cultivation in the states in which it's legal, this guide also presents easy-to-master approaches to fertilizing, pruning, controlling pests, maximizing flower production, cloning, producing your own seeds, and more. And once your stash is trimmed, cured, and ready to enjoy, nearly thirty recipes--along with dosage instructions--provide a delicious alternative to smoking your healing herb.

Microfarming for Profit

by Dave Dewitt

"This useful, entertaining guide gives prospective microfarmers the dirt on realistic essentials for turning a garden into a money-making enterprise...The author advises on such basics as business plans and sales techniques; profiles a range of actual working microfarms, from flowers to killer bees; and relates hilarious stories from his own microfarming."-PUBLISHERS WEEKLYWith wit, expertise, and common sense, Dave DeWitt shows you how to establish a successful microfarm by choosing the most profitable plants and animals to raise and learning to market and sell what you produce. His informative yet conversational style makes you feel you're talking with an expert you already know.Declared the "pope of peppers" by the New York Times, Dave DeWitt is one of the foremost authorities on chile peppers and spicy foods. A food historian and prolific writer, he is the author of over fifty books including gardening guides, food histories, and cookbooks. DeWitt is an associate professor in the College of Agriculture, Consumer, and Environmental Sciences at New Mexico State University, and co-producer of the National Fiery Foods and Barbecue Show, now in its twenty-sixth year. Dave lives with his wife in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

The Pepper Pantry: Habanero

by Dave Dewitt Nancy Gerlach

Get acquainted with one of the most distinctive flavors the chile world has to offer: the fruity, hot habanero. This die-cut little book offers approximately thirty recipes, from the basics (Essential Habanero Hot Sauce) to the unexpected (Creole Peanut Soup-a West African-influenced treat with habaneros, peanut butter, tomatoes, and coconut milk). There's legend and lore about the colorful history of these peppers (a West Indies folktale describes how a mother inadvertently killed her children by using too much habanero in her broth!), and thorough listings of mail-order sources. As chock-full of inspiration as a well-stocked pantry, The Pepper Pantry: Habaneros is perfect for either beginning cooks or die-hard chile aficionados.

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