The Field Guide to Peppers
In this fiery guide, Dave DeWitt and Janie Lamson help you identify hundreds if the most popular chile pepper varieties. The 400 profiles include all the major types of peppers and are packed with information on culinary use, interesting facts, and chile nomenclature. Photos of each variety make for easy identification. Each entry gives the cultivar name, origin, pod size, color, plant height, days to harvest, hand heal level.
About Dave DeWitt (Albuquerque, New Mexico Author)
Dave DeWitt is a food historian and one of the foremost authorities in the world on chile peppers, spices, and spicy foods. He has more than 50 published books to his credit. Dave is also the producer of the National Fiery Foods & Barbecue Show, the trade/consumer show for the multi-billion dollar Fiery Foods and Barbecue industries, now in its 30th year.
--President and CEO, Sunbelt Shows, Inc. --Founding Board Member, The Chile Pepper Institute, New Mexico State University --Member, Governing Board of Regents, New Mexico Farm and Ranch Heritage Museum, Las Cruces --Associate Professor, Adjunct Faculty, College of Agriculture and Home Economics, New Mexico State University
Dave has appeared on a number of national TV shows, including “American Journal,” CNN, “The Today Show,” “Home with Gary Collins,” “Scientific American Frontiers,” “Smart Solutions,” “CBS Sunday Morning,” “Mythbusters,” “Extreme Conventions” (Travel Channel), the Martha Stewart Show and many appearances on The Food Network. He has also been featured in The New Yorker, The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, USA Today, American Way, Smithsonian, and in more than two hundred newspapers across the country.