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Gourmet Gift Boxes

Enjoy our great selection of Gourmet Gift Boxes. Most of these kits include  a Jane Butel autographed cookbook and make a delightful gift for just about anyone who enjoys food! 

Price: Advance Price until 12/14/2023
$54.00 $48.60

Eating Chiles 24 out of 30 days will make you much healthier, extend your life, make you slimmer and add much more fun to your life. With this gift set, "what a way to go"! The beautifully illustrated hardbound cookbook guides you through over 100 quick and easy to make recipes with nutrition breakdowns. You'll savor such specialties as Aztec Pork Chops, Chile Seared Salmon with Sweet Pear, Pineapple Salsa and Pollo Rellenos with Salsa Fresca. And for dessert—try the 80 calorie fudgy brownies or the Spicy Hot Chocolate Mousse.

Price: Advance Price until 12/14/2023
$62.00 $54.00
Chili Madness Gift Box 2nd Edition - $60.00
Chili Madness Gift Box 3rd Edition - $62.50

Steaming bowls of cumin scented, rich, red bubbling brew topped off with Fixin's 'n Mixin's of chopped onions, pickled jalapenos, coarsely grated cheeses and sour cream with lime wedges couldn't be better for the chili lover in your life or for you! This new edition of Chili Madness contains recipes for many more types of chilis, appetizers to desserts. Even vegetarians will be pleased with the more than five delicious chili recipes. This is the ultimate chili lovers' special. There is enough chili and seasonings to make at least 100 bowls of your favorite chilis.

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Price: $59.00

This is the ultimate Super Bowl Party Special—even if you make the chili, beans and cornbread for yourself—the chili will freeze successfully for many fun parties or dinners any time of the year.

Price: Advance Price until 12/14/2023
$50.00 $45.00

Contains a specialty autographed cookbook on Grilling all manner of meats.  From Dallas Style Grilled Flank Steak to Grilled d Leg of Lamb a la Grecque and  Jamaican Jerk Rubbed Grilled Pork Chops    For chicken lovers—it is not the same old, same old.  For variety, there is the Grilled Lemon  Chicken with a Tarragon-Pecan Compound Butter and   Grilled Chicken  Breast with Sundried Tomato Vinaigrette over Fusilli.  There are several more recipes, including a Margarita Marinated Grilled Red Snapper.  Also, lots of good to know information about Grill Selection and important tips and techniques for always successful grilling are included.

Price: Advance Price until 12/18/2023
$40.00 $36.00

Fragrant pinon scented air, bubbling pots of posole and tables groaning with fluffy, fresh tamales with spicy red chile sauce for ladeling over the tamales bring back wonderfully happy memories to any and all who have been in New Mexico at Holiday time.  There is nothing  as good as well prepared posole and delicious tamales to warm you up and spread good cheer.  Legend has it that eating posole brings all manner of life’s blessings.

Price: $48.00

This cookbook contains all the recipes from Jane's famous Fairmont Princess Cooking School in Scottsdale, AZ which was rated as the best hotel based cooking school in America and one of the ten best in the world every year it operated.  The recipes have all been clearly written so they will be easy to follow.  All the recipes feature easy to find ingredients and has recipes for such famous dishes as Traditional Oaxacan Moles, Chiles en Nogada, Tres Leches Cake and many, many more yummy specialties. 


Price: Advance Price until 12/14/2023
$50.00 $47.50
Quick and Easy Southwestern Cooking Gift Box - Original Hardbound Edition $50.00
Quick and Easy Southwestern Cooking Gift Box - 3rd Edition Softbound $48.00

Dining al fresco, whether in crisp cold weather while enjoying outdoor sports, hiking or ice skating on your favorite pond or creek, there is nothing better than yummy, spicy foods such as a Quickie Tamale Pie, Cumin Chicken Chimis or a rich, thick bubbling pot of Pueblo Indian Corn and Pumpkin Stew. Each of these recipes can be made in 20 minutes or less with an average of 5 ingredients—all from Jane Butel's Quick 'n Easy Southwestern Cookbook. There is enough spice here to create tons of confections to suit even the most daring spicy food lover.

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Price: $50.00

The best-selling  “Hotter Than Hell” cookbook takes you on  a spicy journey featuring specialty dishes from around the globe.  Many dishes and drinks are very innovative such as Perky Pork Pigtails or Bitchy Beef Bourguignon.  Drinks such as Caspar’s Cooler or Son of a Bitch’s Delight are featured to please the most  discerning cocktail drinker.  Included are enough spices to sample many of the special dishes.

Price: $39.00

In the book, you'll learn how to make some of the world’s best barbecue with such recipes as “Jane’s Best Barbecue Sauce”, “Fiery Hot South Carolina Pork” and “Alabama Smoky Barbecue Chicken”.  Also,  there’s “Big Fish Barbecue” and Steve’s” Bermuda Lamb”.  And the best sides of “Norma Jean’s Hush Puppies” and ”Kay’s  Lexington Barbecue Cole Slaw”.  And…perhaps best of all—there is an up to date section of the tastiest and most popular Pit Stops in the US by region.

Price: $50.00

This best-selling autographed cookbook spurred the hot craze for Southwestern cooking globally!  Newly edited and re-published-- the book contains most all of the popular classics such as Chimichangos, Enchiladas, Tamales, all manner of Tacos and Burritos plus regional specialties such as Carne Adovado, Posole and Sopaipillas.  With this box of spices many yummy meals can be created.

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Oaxaca Culinary Week Long Tour, planned for June 11- 18, 2024

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Red Chile Fiesta, 5 PM, February 8, 2024

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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

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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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