Synopses & Reviews
A full-color, beginner-friendly book offering everything readers need to grow, harvest, preserve, and cook more than fifty kinds of chile peppers.
Growing chiles is surprisingly simple and allows gardeners to choose from dozens of varieties, from merely bold to absolutely blistering. In "Chile Peppers," readers will find:
-- A comprehensive encyclopedia of chiles
-- Heat-scale measurements
-- Regional, indoor/outdoor growing information
-- Tips for pest and disease prevention
-- Preservation instructions
-- Chile pepper recipes
-- Chile books, magazines, Web sites, and seed sources
Table of Contents
Introduction: of people and peppers / Beth Hanson -- The history of the chile pepper / Paul Bosland -- What makes chile peppers hot? / Paul Bosland -- Growing chile peppers / Doug Dudgeon -- Growing chile peppers indoors / Susan Belsinger -- Disorders, pests, and diseases of chiles / Paul Bosland -- Preserving chiles / Susan Belsinger -- Encyclopedia of chiles / Paul Bosland.