Chasing Chiles

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March 18, 2011

From Edible Madison’s NOTABLE EDIBLES | Spring 2011

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Authors Kraig Kraft, Gary Paul Nabhan and Chef Kurt Michael Friese (all three involved in Edible Communities magazines) traveled the Southwest and Mexico searching out the story of climate change, the most controversial topic of our time, narrowed through the lens of the tiny yet iconic chile pepper and those who farm, cook and eat this fiery and culturally symbolic ingredient. “We had a hunch that climate change wasn’t just out there—in the polar ice caps and in receding glaciers—but in here, in our food system, in our daily bread as well,” the three self-proclaimed “chileheads” write in the introduction. Surprisingly, the chile is a perfect food to follow; it has spread in various varieties to all six inhabited continents and has found its way into main dishes of numerous ethnicities. Part travel narrative, part gastro-exploration, the first chapter had me hooked. I was also pleasantly surprised to read about a pepper that takes its name from a city right here in Wisconsin.

Read the rest at NOTABLE EDIBLES | Spring 2011.

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January 7, 2011

NEW Chasing Chiles Cover Released

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Here’s the new and improved version of the book cover.  We hear it may yet get tweaked a little bit, but we’ll see when the real thing hits shelves starting in March.

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December 21, 2010

The Cover is Released

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Your one and only chance to judge the book by its cover (or what we think will be the cover – it may yet get tweaked a little), after this we do ask that you go ahead and read the book before passing judgment.

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