The Great Pepper Cookbook

Designed in an easy-to-follow format with 150 delicious everyday recipes that celebrate the unique range of flavors peppers offer.

The book acts as a primer of all varieties of peppers, both fresh and dried, and includes images of all varieties, seasonality and a scoville chart heat rating.

"This book is hot! The pages are
'peppered' with great ideas and
recipes; everything from a casual
snack to a party favorite for your
next get-together. I love it!"

- Martin Yan, Master Chef,
Celebrity Chef & host of
Yan Can Cook.

“There’s nothing better than cooking
with peppers…And nobody knows
peppers better than Melissa’s Produce”.

- Ming Tsai,
James Beard Award winning chef,
author and host of the PBS
TV’s Simply Ming.

“Melissa’s is my go-to source for
chiles - fresh, dried, mild, incendiary.
The Great Peppers Cookbook is a
must-have for any serious culinary

- Steven Raichlen,
author of the Barbecue Bible
and host of Primal Grills on PBS

Filled with brilliant, colorful photographs, clear recipes and clever tricks for handling the pepper, this book will be useful for readers at any level of experience.

Beyond jalapenos and bell peppers, home cooks are now looking to learn more about these flavorful peppers, not just for their heat level, but to cook beyond their comfort zone.