Published Books

1979. Discover New Mexico. Travel guide. Albuquerque: Sunbelt Press.

1979. The Mute Strategy. Novel. Albuquerque: Sunbelt Press.

1984. The Fiery Cuisines. Cookbook. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
Paperback edition, Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1985. Paperback edition,
Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1991. With Nancy Gerlach.

1985. Fiery Cuisines. Cookbook. London: Macdonald and Co. With Nancy
Gerlach.

1986. Fiery Appetizers. Cookbook. New York: St. Martin’s Press.
Albuquerque: Border Books, 1991. With Nancy Gerlach.

1989. Texas Monthly Guide to New Mexico. Travel guide. Austin: Texas
Monthly Press. New edition, Gulf Publishing, 1993.

1990. The Whole Chile Pepper Book. Food history/Cookbook. Boston:
Little, Brown & Co. With Nancy Gerlach.

1991. Hot Spots. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.

1992. The Food Lover’s Handbook to the Southwest. Travel and cookbook.
Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing. With Mary Jane Wilan

1992. Just North of the Border. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Nancy Gerlach.

1993. The Pepper Garden. Gardening guide. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
With Paul Bosland.

1993. Callaloo, Calypso, and Carnival: The Cuisines of Trinidad and
Tobago
. Food and travel. Freedom, CA: The Crossing Press. With Mary Jane
Wilan.

1994. Hot & Spicy & Meatless. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1994. A World of Curries. Food history/cookbook. Boston: Little, Brown &
Co. With Arthur Pais.

1994. Hot & Spicy Chili. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing. With
Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1995. Hot & Spicy Latin Dishes. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1995. The Habanero Cookbook. Cookbook. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press.
With Nancy Gerlach.

1995. Meltdown! The Fiery Foods Show Cookbook. Cookbook. Freedom, CA:
The Crossing Press. With Mary Jane Wilan.

1995. Hot & Spicy Southeast Asian Dishes. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima
Publishing. With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1995. Heat Wave: The Best of Chile Pepper Magazine. Cookbook. Freedom,
CA: The Crossing Press. With Nancy Gerlach.

1996. Hot & Spicy Caribbean. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1996 The Hot Sauce Bible. History/cookbook. Freedom, CA: The Crossing
Press. With Chuck Evans.

1996. Hot & Spicy Mexican. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing. With
Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1996. Sweet Heat. Cookbook. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. With Melissa
T. Stock.

1996. Peppers of the World: An Identification Guide. Berkeley, CA: Ten
Speed Press. With Paul Bosland.

1997. Hot & Spicy & Meatless 2. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock.

1997. Great Salsas by the Boss of Sauce. Freedom, CA: The Crossing
Press. With W.C. Longacre.

1997. The Pepper Pantry: Habaneros. Pocket cookbook. Berkeley, CA:
Celestial Arts. With Nancy Gerlach.

1997. The Pepper Pantry: Chipotles. Pocket cookbook. Berkeley, CA:
Celestial Arts. With Chuck Evans.

1997. Great Bowls of Fire. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press. Cookbook. With
W.C. Longacre.

1998. The Flavors of Africa. Cookbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.
With Mary Jane Wilan and Melissa T. Stock

1998. The Food of Santa Fe. Cookbook. Boston: Tuttle/Periplus Editions. With
Nancy Gerlach.

1999. The Healing Power of Peppers. Health book. New York: Three Rivers Press. With Melissa T. Stock and Kellye Hunter.

1999. The Chile Pepper Encyclopedia. Reference. New York: William Morrow & Co.

2001. Barbecue Inferno. Cookbook. Ten Speed Press. With Nancy Gerlach.

2001. Too Many Chilies! Growing, Using and Preserving Peppers. Detailed preserving techniques and recipes. Golden West Publishers. With Nancy Gerlach and Jeff Gerlach.

2005. The Spicy Food Lover’s Bible. The ultimate guide to key ingredients that give food spice. Food history/cookbook. Stewart, Tabori & Chang. With Nancy Gerlach.

2006. Da Vinci’s Kitchen: A Secret History of Italian Cuisine. Food history. Ben Bella Books. Also published in 14 other countries.

2007. Avenging Victorio: A Novel of the Apache Insurgency in New Mexico, 1881. Rio Grande Books.

2009. The Complete Chile Pepper Book. Identifying, gardening, preserving, and cooking with chile peppers. With Paul Bosland. Timber Press.

2010. Founding Foodies: How Washington, Jefferson, and Franklin Revolutionized American Cuisine. Food history. Sourcebooks.

2010. 1001 Best Hot & Spicy Recipes. Cookbook. Surrey Books.

2011. The Southwest Table. Food history and cookbook. Lyons Press.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: New Mexico Chiles. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: Jalapeños. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: Ancho and Poblano Chiles. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: Sweet Heat. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: The Essential Chile Sauce Guide. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2013. The Pepper Pantry: The Essential Hot Spice Guide. Cookbook. Terra Nova Books.

2014: Dishing Up New Mexico. Cookbook. Storey Publishing.

2014. Precious Cargo: How Foods from the Americas Changed the World. Food history. Counterpoint Press.

2015. Microfarming for Profit: From Garden to Glory. Business book. Torrey House Press.

2016. The Field Guide to Chiles. Field guide. With Janie Lamson. Timber Press.