Jane Butel

Jane Butel

Jane Butel is the leading international authority on the cuisine of the American Southwest and Regional Mexican cooking. Known for her clear, easy to understand recipes and culinary instruction—she has been recognized as the “Best in the US” by and one of the four best Cooking Schools in the World by Bon Appetit magazine.

She has authored 22 cookbooks, including many best sellers, hosted four television shows and national radio shows; conducts hands-on cooking schools, conducts culinary tours and sells her cookbooks on-line.

Jane is also the founder of Pecos Valley Spice Company which was established in 1978. Fresh, pure, best available ingredients create the best flavors and nutrition. Jane has personally selected these chiles, spices, corn masa and beans for her flavorful Southwestern recipes. These are the ingredients she works with in her award winning Cooking School. Each product has no preservatives or additives, as do almost all other ingredients available from competitive companies.

Books by Jane Butel


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Sneak Peak at Jane Butel's FIESTA!

What is Jane Butel's Fiesta! all about ? It's a full southwestern entertaining guide. Read...

Pecos River Bowl of Red

Jane Butel's best-selling cookbook, Chili Madness wraps up the updated Jane Butel library...

Sassy Lamb Shanks

Sassy Lamb Shanks ...

Crispy Bacon Topped Potato Soup with a Zest

Crispy Bacon Topped Potato Soup with a Zest ...

Grilled Portabella Mushroom Wraps with Sriracha

Grilled Portabella Mushroom Wraps with Sriracha ...

Sneak Peek Recipe from Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen: Revised Addition

Jane Butel's Southwestern Kitchen, fully revised and updated for a new generation of...


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