Calling all chiliheads!
This revised edition of Jane Butel's instant classic includes more than 160 recipes to feed the irresistible passion and teach the methods to chili madness. These recipes are not only for chili, but for all kinds of delicious dishes that use chilies in some creative and unexpected ways. Included throughout are bits of legendary origins and spiritual beginnings, a chili rating scale, and cook-off lore. In addition, Jane guides you through parching and peeling your own dried pods and fresh peppers, the 10-Step Chili Fitness Plan, the controversy of beans vs no beans, and beef vs. pork.
Jane Butel is the leading international authority on the cuisine of the American Southwest and Regional Mexican cooking. Known for her clear, easy to understand recipes and culinary instruction--she has been recognized as the "Best in the US" by Gayot.com and one of the four best Cooking Schools in the World by Bon Appetit magazine. She has authored 23 cookbooks, including many best sellers, hosted four television shows and national radio shows, and conducts hands-on cooking schools and culinary tours.