Books & Video by Jane Butel

Learn how to cook amazing Southwestern cuisine! Jane Butel is author of 23 cookbooks and republication of 8 best sellers. These cookbooks are easy to read and full of treasured authentic, well tested Southwestern recipes.

Jane Butel's Finger Lickin' Great Tastin', Hot 'n Sicy Barbecue cookbook softbound

$ 15.95


Now Available, released June 10, 2017 

All new, authentic recipes for Enduring Traditions, complete with history of the dishes.

Jane Butel's Hotter Than Hell cookbook softbound

$ 19.95


Now Available, released April 18, 2017 

The re-publication of the huge bestseller, now in it's 4th edition, newly editied and updated, featuring hot and spicy dishes from around the workd.

Jane Butel's '' Simply Southwestern'' cookbook softbound edition

$ 19.95


Now Available, released November 22, 2016 

All new, authentic recipes for Enduring Traditions, complete with history of the dishes.

Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen 2016 hardbound copy

Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen (hardbound) - Book

$ 34.95


Now Available, 2016 edition, new and revised

Publisher's Weekly lists as the Bible of Southwestern cooking. Was the cookbook for the  PBS series.

Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen (softbound) - Book

$ 19.95


Now Available, 2016 edition, new and revised

Publisher's Weekly lists as the Bible of Southwestern cooking. Was the cookbook for the  PBS series.

Tex-Mex coookbook soft bound

$ 19.95


Now Available, 2017 edition, new and revised

A best selling cookbook first time revised and updated.

A collection of Southwestern Grilling recipes featuring meat, poultry and seafood recipes plus doneness times and tips for selection of a grill.

$ 12.95

This is a collection of favorite tested grilling recipes for meat, poultry and seafood from Jane Butel's Southwestern Grill.  Also included in the 69 pages are  doneness times and tips for selection of a grill.

Jane Butel's Southwestern Grill - eBook

Normal Price: $5.99
Your Price: $ 5.99

This ebook contains favorites from the original "Jane Butel's Southwestern Grill".The Ultimate guide to grilling and smoking, has recipes for grilling such as Grilled Chicken with Lemon-Pecan Butter, Spit Roasted Fresh Ham with Raisin Bourbon Sauce.

Real Women Eat Chiles- Book

Normal Price: $25.00
Your Price: $ 25.00


Led by Jane Butel, the "Queen of Chiles" and founder of a uniquely American cuisine, real women who love chiles, and eat them to stay healthy and to spice up their lives, are celebrated in this beautiful and distinctive cookbook.

Real women climb corporate ladders and 20,000-foot mountains. Real women raise corporate profits, kids and garlic. They teach school, host television programs, ride mountain bikes, own commercial gardens, and do manual labor.

Their profiles and brief essays inspire us all to try a little chile...if it works for them, it'll work for us, too! Jane Butel's fantastic recipes are accompanied by a lively discussion of the origins of chiles and their curative properties.

The book is inspirational as well as educational, explaining how chiles work within the body to decrease appetite, stimulate metabolism, and help our immune systems fight off disease. Accented by gorgeous colorful photograpy of several of the recipes, the informative, easy to read chapters are interspersed with profiles of real women who have the healthy habit of eating chiles.

All of them use chiles to enliven meals, and now you can too, by starting to incorporate these delicious recipes into your daily diet. Meet some real women and read about their interesting affinities to chiles while you try Jane Butel's innovative recipes.

Chili Madness 2nd Edition

Chili Madness 2nd Edition- Book

$ 12.95


Beloved chili. Passionate Chili. Chili, the star of cook-offs, the obsession of societies, and the subject of endless debate over its proper preparation. Has there ever been a better time to be a chili head? This best selling cookbook is even bigger and better then the orginal. That is why we are reintroducing Jane Butel's CHILI MADNESS and making a great cookbook even better. Praised as "an elegant celebration" (travel + leisure) that "chile lovers will love" (New York Post), it's a spicy bestseller.

Quick & Easy Southwestern Cookbook

Quick & Easy Southwestern - Book

$ 23.00


A collection of over 100 recipes for classic and delicious Southwestern dishes that can all be made in 20 minutes or less with five easy-to-find ingredients or less (with a few exceptions).

Each recipe is developed to be healthy, low fat, low cholesterol and low sodium and has a nutritional breakdown following each recipe.

The book is divided into appetizers, soups, pizzas various entrees, beverages and even Vegetarian favorites are included. In this book, Jane brings a fresh twist to Southwestern favorites.

Regular Price $23.00

Jane Butel's Best of Mexican Regional Recipes

This cookbook features the selected and well tested regional Mexican recipes used in the award winning weekend classes taught by Jane Butel at the Fairmont Princess in Scottsdale AZ. Every year the school operated, it was awarded "Best in the US" and one of the "10 Best in the World of Hotel Based Cooking Schools".

$ 12.95

This special collection of well tested recipes were developed by Jane Butel for the award winning Regional Mexican Cooking Classes conducted at the Fairmont Princess Hotel.  Additional recipes have been added for basic preparation.

Jane Butel's Best of Mexican Regional Recipes e-Book

This is the same collection of recipes used in the award winning Fairmont Princess weekend cooking schools in a downloadable ebook format.

$ 2.99

DOWNLOADABLE E-BOOK contains every recipe from the classes which cost $1600 to attend. Each recipe is a favorite, authentic, regional Mexican recipe that I have collected from the many years of visiting Mexico since childhood. I simplified them so the authentic, rich, flavors persisted yet they can be made in home kitchens with widely available ingredients.

You will love the flavors you will be able to create and the simple, straight forward, easy to follow instructions. You see the recipes have not only been tested by me-- they have been cooked by each class, so any unclear instructions were clarified.

Bowl of Red VHS or DVD

Bowl of Red - DVD A complete guide to making award winning chili, now on sale!  
Price: $19.95
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Bowl of Red - VHS  

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You haven't really had chili until you've had "Bowl of Red." All the inside hints and tips for making the perfect award winning "Bowl of Red" are shown. Jane prepares Fixins' and Mixins' plus Blue Corn and Jalapeno Skillet Bread. Gordon does his Fabulous Frijoles. Time 25:42.


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 Weekend Classes-

January  26-28, 2018

March 9-11, 2018

May 11-13, 2018

 For more information and to sign up, click on the specific dates you are interested in.

Week Long Class

July 16 -20, 2018

Day classes 

January 11, 2018 - Take a Tortilla and........

February 8, 2018 - Specialty Bread Baking

February 15 - 16,  Baking Workshop-

March 22, 2018 - Chile, Chili

April 19, 2018 - Barbecuing...all kinds and ways

June 14,  Party Appetizer Class


I will be serving Bizcochitos  and signing my cookbooks at the Treasure House Bookstore, December 9, from 1 to 3 PM at the Treasure House Bookstore on the Plaza in Old Town.  I would love to see you.  Autographed books make great gifts.

Where Women Cook" issue came out featuring a story about my cooking. Here's a photo from the story.

Where Women Cook

Order my next 5 cookbooks from any of the 3 sources and really help our rating!

Tex-Mex  came out February 28, 2017.Tex-Mex cook book cover

Or, order from us if you would like an autographed copy for you or for any persons on your gift list. 

And we will drop ship each book if you like.


Barnes and Noble


Revisesd, 2nd edition of 'Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen"was published October 4, 2016.

Southwestern Kitchen book cover 2016

Jane Butel's newest cookbook, "Simply Southwestern"  was published November 22, 2016.



Barnes and Noble

Simply Southwest book cover


Hotter Than Hell was re-published and completely re-edited and released in March, 2017.  If you would like a personally autographed cookbook, order from us NOW

If you would like a personally autographed copy  of the newly released and re-edited  Barbecue cookbook, order from us NOW! 




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Best of Mexican Regional Recipes

The complete book of all the Mexican regional recipes taught in the award winning Fairmont-Princess Cooking School in Scottsdale. Has such favorites as Rellenos en Nogado, Pollo Cauchate, Mayan Chilaquiles and the luscious Tres Leches. cake. Ebook $2.99.

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