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Expand your knowledge of cooking techniques and recipes at UNM Continuing Education. Are you known for your dinner parties, or would you like to be? Then our cooking classes are for you. Learn new cuisines in fun and delicious lessons. Increase your culinary abilities to spice up your menus.

Our instructors are professional chefs. Most cooking classes follow a one-evening format. Practice cooking hands-on, and enjoy a great meal that you helped prepare.

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Cooking - Upcoming Classes

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Perfect a delicious talent! Hands-on practice and demonstrations will help build your high altitude baking skills. You

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

03250
$59
3/14/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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This class is for busy people who want great tasting meals in a crock-pot. New recipes, new ideas as well as spicing up some old favorites! This class you eat first and then put the dinners together. This is a great class! Note: A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor at the beginning of class.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03258
$59
3/9/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Take your taste buds to Spain! In this class, you

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Section WIA-PE

03267
$59
2/28/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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Come learn how to put meals together in a timely fashion and enjoy later. Busy people will truly benefit from this class. Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of the class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03270
$59
3/2/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Cooking with fresh foods, herbs and low sugar alternatives. A healthy way to eat and learn new techniques.Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of the class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03275
$59
3/14/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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There is nothing like homemade tortillas and sopapillas with your bowl of green chile stew. Come taste New Mexico cuisine at its finest! Learn how to make red and green chile sauce that will please even grandma. Green chile chicken enchiladas, pinto beans in a pressure cooker and homemade salsa will start our fiesta. Come hungry! Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the beginning of the class meeting.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03284
$59
3/15/17
Wed 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Sauces are to food, what icing is to cake. Explore how versatile sauces can be from main course enhancements to pasta toppings, salad dressings, and dessert delicacies. During class we

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03290
$59
3/7/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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Section SPA-PE

03294
$59
5/2/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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Come and learn some easy recipes and tips for every day Asian cooking. Healthy cooking is only a few steps away. Learn to make Spring Rolls, Asian Chicken, Pad Thai and a few old favorites mixed in with new spices. Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the beginning of the class meeting.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03295
$59
3/7/17
Tue 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Tapas, small bites but full of flavor and filling. Learn what the Spanish have already figured out. You don't have to have a huge serving of food to have bountiful taste. Tapas are small bites such as fried avocados with salsa, Paella with pork and chicken. Note: A $15 food fee will be collected at the start of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03302
$59
3/16/17
Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Learn about the many uses of spices and herbs. Dried vs. fresh, what is the difference? How to convert the recipe if you have dried and not fresh spices. How to make herb infused oil. How to dry fresh herbs and the many recipes that will enhance the spices and herbs without much salt in your dishes. All herbs are grown at the kitchen and used in this class. Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of the class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA-PE

03306
$59
6/11/17
Sun 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

Registration for this section opens 6/5/17

Learn to prepare two veggie dishes: sagu, a medley of veggies cooked in a spiced coconut-cilantro sauce; the second dish is a mildly spiced preparation of potatoes and onions. For dessert, a sweet soup prepared with poppy seeds, coconut milk, and jaggery. Note: A $15 food fee will be collected at the first class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIB-PE

03311
$59
3/25/17
Sat 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Vasundhararani Kandachar
Los Altos Christian Church

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Learn to prepare palak paneer (spinach with cheese), a side dish prepared with bell peppers and potato, and a dessert soup - sabudana kheer - prepared with sago cooked in milk and sugar. Note: A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section WIA-PE

03312
$59
3/4/17
Sat 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Vasundhararani Kandachar
Los Altos Christian Church

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Note: Participants who wish to transfer their registration from one cooking class to another must do so three days prior to the start of the class they are transferring from. There will be a $20 transfer fee for those students transferring after that period.


UNM Tuition Remission

UNM Staff, Faculty & Retirees: You may use your Personal Enrichment Tuition Remission for Cooking Classes.

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