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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.


Cooking - Upcoming Classes

Class Name

Perfect for your afternoon tea.

Section Spring 1

03319
$65
4/14/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Italian cuisine is more than red sauce and garlic. Here is a simple elegant menu for entertaining or a family treat. Bruschetta with Tomatoes and Basil, Spetzatino of Chicken (Sautee with Balsamic vinegar and Sundry tomatoes),Tortino of Eggplant and Zucchini ), Chocolate Amaretto Torte with Marscapone cream.

Section Spring 1

03294
$65
4/14/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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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.

Section Spring 1

03306
$65
4/16/20
Thu 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Sometimes you want something fast and delicious but out of the ordinary. You will leave this class with new recipes to please the whole family! Buckwheat Crepes, Oven Roasted Vegetable Frittata, Peppered Bacon, Hollandaise sauce on Yam Biscuits anyone? Come hungry!

Section Spring 1

03253
$65
4/21/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Roman contemporary cooking mixes several traditions, which result in a wide variety of tasty recipes developed using simple ingredients. In this introductory class about Rome's cooking we will propose some typical starters: mozzarella in carrozza (breaded mozzarella sandwich) and suppli, as well as risotto alla romana. We will enjoy these dishes together once they are ready!

Section Spring 1

03323
$95
4/24/20
Fri 4:00 PM ‐ 7:00 PM
Lucio Lanucara
Three Sisters Kitchen

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Explore the mysteries of fish cookery. We will use various techniques such as poaching and stewing, and we will use recipes that best prepare this most healthy of all proteins. Enjoy Shrimp with Mango Curry Salad in Won Ton Cups, Bouillabaisse, Poached Salmon, Fish Steamed in the Chinese Manner and more.

Section Spring 1

03259
$65
4/28/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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Grilling ‐ vegetables, meats, fish, and preparing rubs from scratch for all of them.

Section Spring 1

03262
$65
5/1/20
Fri 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Janice Laird
Jan's on 4th

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Salads can be composed, hot, cold, side, main, tossed, grains or greens limited only by your imagination. We will create Chicken Salad Chinois, Warm Scallop Salad with Roasted Vegetables, Best Ever Caesar salad, Tabouleh Salad and Wild Rice Salad.

Section Spring 1

03252
$65
5/5/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
Los Altos Christian Church

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Take a culinary tour of the wonderful, sun‐drenched Mediterranean to discover new dishes and exotic spice combinations from Greece, Provence, Morocco, and beyond. During class you'll learn how to make Greek Moussaka, Baklava, Moroccan Chicken Tagine, and more.

Section Spring 1

03268
$65
5/12/20
Tue 6:00 PM ‐ 9:00 PM
Gilda Latzky
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.


UNMUNM Tuition Remission

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

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