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The Great Pepper Cookbook


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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.

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

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.

"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 & 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 hot 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 hothead” - Steven Raichlen, author of the Barbecue Bible and host of Primal Grills on PBS