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Online Cooking Classes

Welcome to our newest Santa Fe School of Cooking adventure –– online classes! We’ve been hard at work creating a vibrant and professional virtual classroom, and we're excited to present the results to you.

We have three fun options for experiencing our delicious New Mexican food, and with each one, we’ll send you a shopping list and the class recipes when you register.

Virtual Cooking Classes

These classes are pre-recorded and once you have purchased a class, it’s yours to watch whenever you like, as many times as you like, so you never need to worry that you missed something first time around.
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Virtual Classes



Classic New Mexican Red Chile Pork Tamales, Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas and Calabacitas with Chef Michelle Chavez

Classic New Mexican Red Chile Pork Tamales, Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas and Calabacitas with Chef Michelle Chavez

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe’s rich cultural traditions. This class allows you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. Tamales are one of Santa Fe’s iconic food traditions! Learn to prepare red chile pork tamales, green chile chicken enchiladas and calabacitas.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Tamales (course) grind 14 oz. can ) - $10.00
(3 oz.) - $8.50
- $8.50
(4 oz.) - $9.50
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(Cumin Seed - 3 oz. ) - $6.50
(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
- $9.50
- $62.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA005 - Classic New Mexican Red Chile Pork Tamales, Green Chile Chicken Enchiladas and Calabacitas with Chef Michelle Chavez $25.00


Classic New Mexican Green Chile Chicken Tamales and Pinto Beans with Chef Noe Cano

Classic New Mexican Green Chile Chicken Tamales and Pinto Beans with Chef Noe Cano

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe’s rich cultural traditions.
This class allows you to experience this delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region. Tamales are one of Santa Fe’s iconic food traditions! Learn to prepare green chile chicken tamales and Noe’s famous pinto beans.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(3 oz.) - $8.50
(Tamales (course) grind 14 oz. can ) - $10.00
(3 oz.) - $8.50
(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(2 lb.) - $8.25
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(Epazote - 1 oz.) - $9.50
(Cumin Seed - 3 oz. ) - $6.50
(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
(12 oz.) - $10.00
(Casserole pan with lid (approx 10in. dia)) - $98.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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NOE001 - Classic New Mexican Green Chile Chicken Tamales and Pinto Beans with Chef Noe Cano $25.00


Classic Green Chile Stew and Blue Corn Muffins with Chef Allen Smith

Classic Green Chile Stew and Blue Corn Muffins with Chef Allen Smith

Warm, spicy tastes and enticing aromas evoke Santa Fe's rich cultural traditions. This class allows you to experience our delicious cuisine, including local cooking techniques and the lore of the region and includes classic New Mexican green chile stew, blue corn and green chile muffins and piñon butter.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(White Posole:1.0 lb. can) - $10.00
(12 oz.) - $10.00
(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
(1 lb. can) - $10.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN002 - Classic Green Chile Stew and Blue Corn Muffins with Chef Allen Smith $25.00


Huevos Rancheros and Blue Corn Pancakes are Southwest Brunch Ideas with Chef Allen Smith

Huevos Rancheros and Blue Corn Pancakes are Southwest Brunch Ideas with Chef Allen Smith

Let the Santa Fe School of Cooking get you going in the morning with some New Mexican brunch items that combine the richness of local products and traditions to provide you with a meal that will keep you energized for the rest of the day. These dishes include a New Mexican favorite, huevos rancheros for a crows and blue corn pecan pancakes with a berry compote
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(1 lb. can) - $10.00
(10 oz.) - $11.50
(Tortilla (fine) grind 14 oz. can ) - $10.00
- $9.50
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(Cumin Seed - 3 oz. ) - $6.50
- $51.95
- $62.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN001 - Huevos Rancheros and Blue Corn Pancakes are Southwest Brunch Ideas with Chef Allen Smith $25.00



Grilled Chile Rubbed Flank Steak with Green Chile Mac N Cheese with Chef Michelle Chavez

Grilled Chile Rubbed Flank Steak with Green Chile Mac N Cheese with Chef Michelle Chavez

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region’s rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food.

This class includes grilled adobo marinated flank steak with cascabel steak sauce and one of our most requested side dishes, green chile mac `n cheese!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(12 oz.) - $10.00
(Medium 12 oz.) - $18.00
(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(3 oz.) - $10.00
(6 oz.) - $8.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA004 - Grilled Chile Rubbed Flank Steak with Green Chile Mac N Cheese with Chef Michelle Chavez $25.00


Grilled Salmon with Poblano Lime Jam and Corn and Green Onion Tamales with Chef Michelle Chavez

Grilled Salmon with Poblano Lime Jam and Corn and Green Onion Tamales with Chef Michelle Chavez

Santa Fe's unique cuisine melds the region’s rich cultural traditions with new ideas to create a contemporary style of Southwestern fare. You can experience this unique cuisine in depth, including the techniques of master chefs, the lore of the region and fabulous food. Items to be prepared are grilled salmon fillet with poblano-lime jam and fresh corn and green onion tamale.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
(16.9 oz.) - $22.00
(Tamales (course) grind 14 oz. can ) - $10.00
(3 oz.) - $8.50
- $14.50
- $13.95
- $39.95
- $68.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA001 - Grilled Salmon with Poblano Lime Jam and Corn and Green Onion Tamales $25.00



Carne Asada Tacos with Poblano Serrano Tomatillo Sauce and Homemade Flour Tortillas with Chef Mica

Carne Asada Tacos with Poblano Serrano Tomatillo Sauce and Homemade Flour Tortillas with Chef Mica

When you make a taco, you are building your own meal by personalizing your filling, your salsa and your garnish. Come have fun with tacos in this hands-on class. Menu includes carne aside tacos with poblano, serrano and tomatillo sauce and served with flour tortillas.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(3 oz.) - $9.50
- $14.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA003 - Carne Asada Tacos with Poblano Serrano Tomatillo Sauce and Homemade Flour Tortillas with Chef Mica $25.00


Baja Style Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw and Blue Corn Tortillas with Chef Mica

Baja Style Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw and Blue Corn Tortillas with Chef Mica

When you make a taco, you are building your own meal by personalizing your filling, your salsa and your garnish. Come have fun preparing one of our favorite party foods! Menu includes Baja style fish tacos with chipotle mayonnaise, cabbage slaw and blue corn tortillas.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(12 oz.) - $10.00
(16.9 oz.) - $22.00
(1 lb. can) - $10.00
- $9.50
- $51.95
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA002 - Baja Style Fish Tacos with Cabbage Slaw and Blue Corn Tortillas with Chef Mica $25.00


Authentic Mexican Enchiladas and Drunk Beans with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

Authentic Mexican Enchiladas and Drunk Beans with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

Mexico is country with a very diverse palate. In the long history of cultural assimilation, it has been a major influence on New Mexican food. In this virtual class, you will learn to prepare goats cheese enchiladas with tomatillo sauce and frijoles borrachos. This can easily be a great vegetarian meal!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Epazote - 1 oz.) - $9.50
- $68.00
- $62.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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LOIS001 - Authentic Mexican Enchiladas and Drunk Beans with Chef Lois Ellen Frank $25.00


Smoked Chicken with Mole and Ensalada Tres Frijoles with Chef Allen Smith

Smoked Chicken with Mole and Ensalada Tres Frijoles with Chef Allen Smith

Mole is a sauce that originated in Mexico and, more specifically, the states of Puebla and Oaxaca. It can be black, red, yellow, green and pipian with chile peppers being the common ingredient. The moles of today have also added chocolate, pine nuts, pepitas, sesame seeds and cilantro just to name a few to their list of ingredients adding more complexity and richness to the sauce. We are featuring one of our favorite moles from the school that is tasty and not too complicated to make.

In this class you will learn to make smoked chicken with mole, and one of our favorite side dishes, a three bean salad that is great for outdoor summer dining.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(4 oz.) - $5.50
(18.6 oz.) - $5.95
(2 oz.) - $8.00
(2 lb.) - $8.25
(20 oz. tin) - $10.50
(12 oz.) - $11.50
(Cumin Seed - 3 oz. ) - $6.50
- $39.95
(15" x 11" x 3.5") - $58.00
- $16.99
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN004 - Smoked Chicken with Mole and Ensalada Tres Frijoles with Chef Allen Smith $25.00



Lamb Stuffed Rellenos and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

Lamb Stuffed Rellenos and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

The long history of farming and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered America's first great cooks. Lois Ellen Frank, Ph.D., (Kiowa/Sephardic) a James Beard award winning cookbook author, and chef with a Ph.D. in culinary anthropology, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture.

This class includes the following Native dishes; Lamb Stuffed Rellenos with Tomato Sauce and Herb Roasted Fingerling Potatoes
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Whole 27 oz.) - $9.50
- $39.95
- $35.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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LOIS003 - Lamb Stuffed Rellenos and Roasted Fingerling Potatoes with Chef Lois Ellen Frank $25.00


Hominy Stew & Corn Tortillas with Lois Ellen Frank

Hominy Stew & Corn Tortillas with Lois Ellen Frank

Their long history of farming and plant usage qualify Native Americans to be considered America's first great cooks. Lois Ellen Frank, a James Beard award winning author with with PhD in culinary anthropology, presents a fascinating look into Native American food and culture. Lois will be preparing a traditional Hominy Stew and Corn Tortillas. This menu is vegan and a great addition to go to recipes to keep you warm as we move into the winter season.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(6 oz.) - $8.00
(Mild 12 oz.) - $18.00
(White Posole:1.0 lb. can) - $10.00
(Blue Posole: 1.0 lb. can) - $10.00
(Azafran - 1 oz.) - $6.50
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(Tortilla (fine) grind 14 oz. can ) - $10.00
(12" across) - $40.00
(14" across) - $56.00
- $51.95
Total Cost — $25.00

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LOIS004 - Hominy Stew & Corn Tortillas with Lois Ellen Frank $25.00



Authentic Spanish Tapas with Chef Allen Smith

Authentic Spanish Tapas with Chef Allen Smith

When the Spanish arrived in New Mexico in the 16th century with domesticated animals, stonefruit and grapes among other things, they changed the way New Mexicans ate. Join one of our Spanish classes to discover the Foods of Spain before they merged with the Native foods and NM fare that was already being prepared in New Mexico.

Dishes include warm toasts with Serrano ham and tomato spread, baked spinach with goat cheese and onion compote and grilled beef with smoked sea salt caramel.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(8.95 oz.) - $28.50
- $3.99
- $9.50
(2.469oz) - $9.25
(4 oz.) - $9.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN003 - Authentic Spanish Tapas with Chef Allen Smith $25.00



Soup season with Chef Allen Smith!

Soup season with Chef Allen Smith!

Let the Santa Fe School of Cooking help keep you warm this winter with some of our favorite Southwest influenced soups from our kitchen! You will learn to prepare a Roasted Corn & Poblano Soup, Smooth & Silky Tortilla Soup and a Green Chile Chicken & Chico Stew.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

- $39.95
(Medium 12 oz.) - $18.00
(Coriander Seed - 3 oz.) - $5.90
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(5 oz.) - $12.95
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN006 - Soup season with Chef Allen Smith! $25.00


Home Made Pizza, Grilled Caesar Salad, and Peach Cobbler with Chef Patrick Mares

Home Made Pizza, Grilled Caesar Salad, and Peach Cobbler with Chef Patrick Mares

Enjoy the flavors of a summer evening in Santa Fe with this great meal that can be prepared entirely outside. In fact, Chef Pat Mares does create this entire meal on The Santa Fe School of Cookings' own patio! Learn to prepare a blue corn crust pizza with a home made tomato sauce and then choose your own toppings such as chorizo, green chile and carmelized red onions. We will also prepare a grilled Caesar salad and peach cobbler. All recipes are provided to cook inside your own kitchen at home-Chef Pat will discuss how you could prepare them outside if you like. Join the fun!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(1 lb. can) - $10.00
(Medium heat.) - $8.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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PATRICK001 - Home Made Pizza, Grilled Caesar Salad, and Peach Cobbler with Chef Patrick Mares $25.00


Masa Crusted Pork Chops, Mexican Corn, and Apple Empanadas with Chef Patrick Mares

Masa Crusted Pork Chops, Mexican Corn, and Apple Empanadas with Chef Patrick Mares

Enjoy the flavors of a summer evening in Santa Fe with this great meal that can be prepared entirely outside. In fact, Chef Pat Mares does create this entire meal on The Santa Fe School of Cookings' own patio! Learn to prepare masa crusted pork chops with a green chile chutney, Mexican street corn, also known as ‘esquites' and finish it off with apple empanaditas. All recipes are provided to cook inside your own kitchen at home-Chef Pat will discuss how you could prepare them outside if you like. Join the fun!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(1 lb. can) - $10.00
(Medium 12 oz.) - $18.00
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(Epazote - 1 oz.) - $9.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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PATRICK002 - Masa Crusted Pork Chops, Mexican Corn, and Apple Empanadas with Chef Patrick Mares $25.00


Cooking Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

Cooking Inspired by Georgia O'Keeffe with Chef Lois Ellen Frank

This class features some of Ms. O’Keeffe’s recipes featured in the book, A Painters Kitchen: Recipes from the Kitchen of Georgia O’Keeffe by Margaret Wood. Ms. O’Keeffe had a unique perspective on food for the time, really appreciating simple foods that were in season and grown and handled with care. This class will weave the recipes and their context to create the texture of Ms. O’Keeffe. The class will include: Corn Soup, Arugula Salad, Lemon Chicken and Pan Fried Potatoes.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Casserole pan with lid (approx 10in. dia)) - $98.00
- $15.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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LOIS002 - Baked Chicken with Lemon, Arugula Salad, Corn Soup and Fried Potatoes with Chef Lois Ellen Frank $25.00



Southwest Slow Cooking with Cheryl Alters Jamison

Southwest Slow Cooking with Cheryl Alters Jamison

Cheryl prepares some her favorite recipes from her Texas Slow Cooker Cookbook. As home cooks discover, or rediscover, the convenience of that old Crock Pot or one of the new and improved slow cookers, this is a must-have class by James Beard Award winning cookbook author, Cheryl Alters Jamison.The recipes include Blue Crab & Corn Soup, Turkey Mole, Black Eyed Peas and Collards and Cheesecake with Prickly Pear Syrup!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(5 oz.) - $5.80
(12 oz.) - $11.50
(4 oz. Vanilla Paste) - $38.00
- $22.99
Total Cost — $25.00

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CHERYL002 - Southwestern Slow Cooking $25.00


BBQ fun with James Beard Award Winning Cookbook Author Cheryl Alters Jamison

BBQ fun with James Beard Award Winning Cookbook Author Cheryl Alters Jamison

BBQ Fun that includes Coffee Smoked Pork Chops, Watermelon-Pecan Salad with Sweet Chile Vinaigrette and Red Chile-Pimiento Cheese Grits with James Beard Award Winning Cookbook Author Cheryl Alters Jamison.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(10 oz.) - $5.95
- $35.00
- $9.50
(15" x 11" x 3.5") - $58.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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CHERYL001 - BBQ fun with James Beard Award Winning Cookbook Author Cheryl Alters Jamison $25.00


Bolivian Cuisine with one of Santa Fe’s biggest culinary personalities, Chef Rocky Durham!

Bolivian Cuisine with one of Santa Fe’s biggest culinary personalities, Chef Rocky Durham!

Chef Rocky will show you how to prepare some of his favorite Bolivian dishes, Tucamana (Bolivian Empanadas ), Salsa de Mani (Bolivian Peanut Sauce), Santa de Pollo (Bolivian Braised Chicken). He will demonstrate these dishes all the while sharing his tips and culinary tricks with you.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Cumin Seed - 3 oz. ) - $6.50
(Mexican Oregano - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(3 oz.) - $7.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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Rocky001 - Bolivian Cuisine with one of Santa Fe’s biggest culinary personalities, Chef Rocky Durham! $25.00


Fine Dining Mexican Style with Chef Fernando Olea

Fine Dining Mexican Style with Chef Fernando Olea


Join one of Santa Fe’s most distinguished and well respected chefs, Fernando Olea, while he prepares Salmon Baked in Banana Leaves with a Fresh Basil sauce and a flavorful and beautiful Beet Salad.
All prepared with easy to find ingredients that you might already have in your refrigerator at home!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

Total Cost — $25.00

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Fernando001 - Fine Dining Mexican Style with Chef Fernando Olea of Santa Fe’s award winning restaurant, Sazon. $25.00



Spice Up Your Valentines Day with Chef Allen

Spice Up Your Valentines Day with Chef Allen

Come get ready to spice things up with your special Valentine as Chef Allen will demonstrate some new recipes to add a little heat to your special day. The menu includes smoked oysters with chive cream cheese on fancy crackers, roast pork tender with a fig salsa, oven roasted risotto, sea scallops with a celery root puree and a white chocolate cake* with pineapple and toasted coconut.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(4 oz. Vanilla Paste) - $38.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN008 - Spice Up Your Valentines Day with Chef Allen $25.00


Build an Adobe Gingerbread House with Chef Allen Smith

Build an Adobe Gingerbread House with Chef Allen Smith

A few years ago, we found a recipe and description of how to make an adobe style gingerbread house in Phoenix Home & Garden magazine. We are grateful they are letting us share this with you now! Chef Allen will walk you through all the steps to make this adorable Santa Fe style gingerbread house from making the gingerbread, cutting the panels from the stencils and great ideas to decorate your unique adobe scene.This is holiday fun for the entire family!

Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(4 oz.) - $36.00
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN007 - Build an Adobe Gingerbread House with Chef Allen Smith $25.00


Southwestern Christmas with Chef Michelle

Southwestern Christmas with Chef Michelle

Get some new twists on your next holiday meal with Chef Mica. This class includes the whole meal from start to finish! It includes Sweet Potato Mash, Green Beans with Almonds, Golden Raisins and Shallots, Corn Meal Biscuits with Chipotle and Cheddar, Sliced Beef Tenderloin Rubbed with Red Chile, Cinnamon and Coffee with Mushroom Pan Sauce and Eggnog Flan.
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(4 oz. Vanilla Paste) - $38.00
(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(12 oz.) - $10.00
(3 oz.) - $7.50
Total Cost — $25.00

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MICA006 - Southwestern Christmas with Chef Michelle $25.00


Modern Southwest Thanksgiving with Chef Allen Smith

Modern Southwest Thanksgiving with Chef Allen Smith

Come get some new ideas with a Southwestern twist for your Thanksgiving feast this year! Brussels Sprouts with Cranberries, Butternut Squash & Pecans, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Relish with Glazed Shallots, Turkey Roulade with Mushroom Stuffing and Basted with Chipotle, Honey and Orange and Iced Pumpkin Souffles. Bring a taste of Santa Fe to your holiday this season!
Purchase Options and Details

- Add Unique New Mexican Ingredients for the Recipe and Chefs Tools

(Medium heat.) - $8.50
(Medium 12 oz.) - $18.00
(12 oz.) - $10.00
(Canela Sticks - 1 oz.) - $5.75
(3.0 oz.) - $6.95
Total Cost — $25.00

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ALLEN005 - Modern Southwest Thanksgiving with Chef Allen Smith $25.00