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NMSU Library Located at the New Mexico State Univ. in Las Cruces. Loaded with historical and regional materials about New Mexico. Every year they offer their own Chile wall calendar with chiles, historical images and recipes. Also a nice set of note cards of images from the calendar. Purchases help support the library. Click Here for information . Chileplanet.eu A beautifully crafted website, loaded with information on chile history, photo galleries, cultivation, database and a huge Scoville Heat listing. Now if they would only use the correct New World spelling for "CHILE"."...the term chile refers to the plant or fruit from the plant, while the term chili refers to a culinary dish consisting of meat and/or beans, tomatoes and seasoned chile powder." Chile Pepper Institute, New Mexico
SAVEUR is the global guide to cooking, entertaining, and food travel. SAVEUR has collected thousands of gourmet recipes including a rich selection of ethnic dishes. Click HERE to start browsing recipes. Down side: lots of pop-up ads.
Fine Cooking Excellent cooking magazine and their website is an excellent source for recipes, cooking techniques and tips. Click HERE to browse recipes. Epicurious Recipe site from the publishers of Bon Appétit and Gourmet mags. Food.com A Treasure Trove of recipe variations. Browse 1000s recipes by category, ingredients, cuisine, occasion, preparation and more. Example: 383 recipes for "Bourbon Sauces" Cooking Schools Directory Find a culinary school. Worldwide cooking schools directory. The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.
GOOGLE Enter “Recipe Search” for a huge list of sources. Also enter the name of a dish or type of cooking you are looking for. It seems endless.
Bailey Farms Wholesale chile growers in North Carolina, offering fresh and dried chiles. Their web site has numerous recipes and chile information.
The Ring of Fire A comprehensive Web index and gateway to fiery food information and products on the Internet.
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Chile Pepper Magazine The longtime flagship for the chile world, and a lively publication for chileheads. Dave DeWitt helped to found the magazine 29 years ago. The Mexican Chile Pepper Cookbook: The Soul of Mexican Home Cooking. NEW for 2022 Savor the history, culture, and more than 150 recipes of Mexican regional home cooking with Mexican chiles. By Dave DeWitt and José C. Marmolejo; Univ. of New Mexico Press – ISBN-978-0826363510
The Rancho Gordo Pozole Book Based on years of cooking, studying, and enjoying pozole. Author Steve Sando guides us through the fascinating history of this iconic dish with over 20 traditional and non-traditional recipes for red, green, and white pozoles from regions of Mexico and the American southwest. ISBN-978-0578533056 Available Here
New Mexico Chiles History, Legend and Lore The enchanting history of chile, going back four centuries, native tribes, Spanish missionaries, conquistadors and Anglos alike craved capsicum, and chile became infused in the state's cuisine, culture and heritage. Topics covered; New Mexican Chiles, Farming, Restaurants, Industries, The People, Food and Drink. By Kelly Urig; The History Press – ISBN: 1626198640
Classic Indian Cooking This extraordinary cookbook, Classic Indian Cooking, amounts to a complete course in Indian cuisine. It systematically introduces the properties of all the basic spices and special ingredients of Indian food, then explains the techniques employed in using them. A masterpiece of culinary instruction. By Julie Sahni; Publisher: William Morrow Cookbooks–ISBN-10: 0688037216
The New Food Lovers Companion A must have book for your kitchen–no matter what you like to cook. It is a reference guide–not a cook book–including hundreds of cooking tips with an extensive bibliography. More than 7200 entries. By Sharon Tyler; Herbst & Ron Herbst–ISBN 1438001630 (Find it on Amazon)
The Spicy Food Lover's Bible More than 250 recipes from around the world, plus a wealth of related food information. By Dave DeWitt and Nancy Gerlach; Stewart, Tabori and Chang ISBN 1584794119
Food of Santa Fe Authentic recipes contributed by top Santa Fe restaurants featuring traditional and 'high end' cuisine. By Dave DeWitt, Nancy Gerlach; Charles E. Tuttle Co., Inc. – ISBN 9625932291
The Field Guide to Peppers This guide will help you identify hundreds of the most popular chile varieties.By Dave DeWitt and Janie Lamson of Chileplants.com. Timber Press – ISBN-10 1604695889 (Release: 12/30/2015)
The Pepper Garden How to Grow Peppers. By Dave DeWitt & Paul Bosland; Ten Speed Press – ISBN 0898155541 The Complete Chile Pepper Book A Gardener’s Guide to Choosing, Growing, Preserving, and Cooking. By Dave DeWitt & Paul W. Bosland; Timber Press – ISBN-10: 0881929204
Vinoma A beautiful historical and botanical reference on peppers. Written & Illustrated by Jean Andrews; Univ. of Texas Press – ISBN 0292704674 Hot Sauce! Techniques for Making Signature Hot Sauces 32 recipes to get you started and 60 recipes for using your hot sauces. By Jennifer Trainer Thompson; Storey Publishing LLC – ISBN: 160342816X
Hot Sauce Cookbook The Book of Fiery Salsa and Hot Sauce Recipes A no-frills Hot Sauce How-To book with clear instructions, using a variety of chiles and easy-to-find ingredients and pairing them with authentic regional recipes. Available at Amazon in Kindle and Paperback. Rockridge Press – ISBN-10: 1623153654
The Chile Chronicles Tales of a New Mexico Harvest The history, cultural heritage, and horticulture of chiles in New Mexico. By Carmella Padilla and Jack Parsons; Museum of New Mexico Press – ISBN-10: 0890133506
How to Grow Peppers By Dave DeWitt & Paul Bosland; Ten Speed Press – ISBN 0898155541
1,001 Best Hot and Spicy Recipes It is composed of the very best dishes from author Dave DeWitt's collection of chili pepper–laden world food recipes. By Dave DeWitt; Agate Surrey – SBN-10: 1572841133
New Mexico Chiles History Legend and Lore (American Palate) Author and award-winning documentary filmmaker “Chile Chica” Kelly Brinn Urig offers the enchanting history of chile. The History Press ISBN-10: 1626198640
HOT BLOGSBurn Blog This lively Blog is located on Dave DeWitt's Most Excellent Web Site: www.fiery-foods.com The eye of the chile hurricane, for sure. Be sure to sign up for his newsletter. You will be busy trying to keep up with this amazing guy. Truly, The Pope of Peppers.
The Talking Plate By Patricia Shrimpton – Wise Bites You Can Sink Your Teeth Into. The Art of Nourishment. A blog to share, entertain and plate up some inspiration for the world to enjoy.
OTHER TOPICSAt-Home Cold Remedies How to Make Fire Cider: Step by Step ..... ginger, hot peppers and garlic are combined with apple cider vinegar—for a powerful herbal elixir. https://modernfarmer.com/2015/12/cold-remedies-fire-cider/
SALT AND YOUR HEALTH How much salt do you eat each day and what are considered to be safe levels for consumption? Here are two links with a considerable amount of data to study: Sodium Content of Your Food A comprehensive list of sodium content. https://extension.umaine.edu/publications/4059e/How Much Should You Eat Per Day?: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/sodium-per-day#importance Mark Rutherford A friend, photographic consultant and expert commercial photographer for over 30 years. Mark has had the privilege of working with a diverse group of people including celebrities, fashion icons, musicians and corporate leaders. Visit his website for some of his exquisite photography and videos. Mark is now bringing his expertise to the emerging field of medical and adult use of cannabis.www.markcrutherford.com – www.dopeimages.work