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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

Class Name

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 SUA‐PE

03302
$59
7/25/2018
Wed 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
7/26/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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In this class, we will learn how to make the delicately beautiful, delicious desserts that always grace a proper afternoon tea. We will also talk about the rules of tea etiquette, from china to hosting. On the menu: Scone with Rose and Raspberry Jam and individual fruit and crème tarts. NOTE: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of the class.

Section SUB‐PE

03320
$59
7/27/2018
Fri 5:30 PM ‐ 8:30 PM
Marley Miller
Los Altos Christian Church

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Learn to prepare crunchy pakoda in yoghurt sauce or kadhi pakoda, spicy and comforting mung bean sprouts masala, cumin‐flavored rice and milk and flour fritters or jamuns in cardamom‐flavored syrup. Note: A $15 food fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment. Date Change from July 14 to August 4 due to scheduling conflict.

Section SUA‐PE

03312
$59
8/4/2018
Sat 1:30 PM ‐ 4:30 PM
Vasundhararani Kandachar
Los Altos Christian Church

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In this class, we bring together a variety of breakfast items to prepare a quick and delicious dinner. The menu includes a much loved Indian breakfast combo serving savory upma with veggies, crunchy deep‐fried medu vada, coconut chutney and sweetened semolina with banana or sajjige. NOTE: A $15 food fee will be collected at the start of the class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SPA‐PE

03313
$59
8/11/2018
Sat 1:30 PM ‐ 4:30 PM
Vasundhararani Kandachar
Los Altos Christian Church

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Learn how to prep and cook your meals in less than half the time! You will learn how to use your pressure cooker fearlessly. Using a variety of meats and vegetables in each class, you will be surprised at the combinations of meals that are possible. From green chile stew in 20 minutes, to creme brulee that will please any plate. 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

03304
$59
8/15/2018
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Eat the fresh fruit from the trees we live among! Create fresh fruit pies, tarts and breads in this class with fresh seasonal fruit. 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 SUA‐PE

03285
$59
8/22/2018
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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In this hands on class you will learn about the tradition of canning and preserving, how to get started, deciding what to can and preserve, the various methods of canning and preserving. You will also learn all about the importance of reducing safety risks and about all the benefits of taking part in this age‐old tradition! Once you finish this course you will be well on your way to getting started in canning and preserving. Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of class.

Note: UNM Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

03310
$59
8/23/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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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 SUA‐PE

03270
$59
8/29/2018
Wed 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Come and explore the many uses of home grown vegetables right from my garden to your table. Peppers, tomatoes, leeks, and whatever we can find in the garden. Fresh and fabulous is the name of this class! Note: A food fee of $15 will be collected at the start of the class meeting.

Note: Tuition Remission eligible under Personal Enrichment.

Section SUA‐PE

03257
$59
8/30/2018
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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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.


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

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