Colorado Center for the Blind
Take Charge with Confidence and Self-Reliance

Guys in the Kitchen Week

A muscular mand with a goatee operates eh food processor.

Daniel’s Mini-meal was an all-vegan triumph. Here he mixes a tofu-based sour cream substitute.

They had both kitchens to themselves on Tuesday as Home Management staff took other students on shopping trips in advance of the NFB of Colorado convention next week. Daniel and Marcus spread out and did their work – both preparing for their mini-meals, which is the second of three major meal requirements in Home Management. They’ve been cooking for fifteen and, as with all of the required meals they must find the recipes for three dishes, calculate the portions and the shopping list, and then do the shopping – all within the allotted budget.

Daniel’s meal was served on Wednesday and it was an all-vegan triumph of a black bean and tortilla casserole featuring homemade tortilla chips, a vegan sour cream-substitute, and a peach cobbler for dessert.

Marcus went another direction. His meal served Thursday was barbecue ribs with a homemade barbecue sauce, a salad with a homemade dressing and apple cheesecake.

“I’m doing Montana proud,” said the student from the Big Sky.

And that is a true statement!

Both of them did it proud for the guys.

A trim man with dish towel over his shoulder pours a thick white mixture from a bowl to a pan

Marcus’ meal featured ribs and cheesecake. Here he’s pouring the mixture for his dessert into a pan.

Similar posts
  • Celebrating Our Senior Programs in Ne... We’re proud of our senior programs and how they have changed the lives of seniors who have lost vision and the people who love them. We’re excited about how those programs continue to grow – from the residential Seniors in Charge (twice a year), to four support groups (one in Spanish), to ever-expanding opportunities to… Continue Reading Celebrating [...]
  • Can a Geek Be a Good Cook? David̵... Well, yes! And a geek who is blind can be too, as David describes how he’s come from being only able to warm up frozen French fries to making Shepherd’s Pie for fifteen [...]
  • A Menu with Flair: Ceci’s Mini... Tilapia and ratatouille were served to fifteen with flair for Ceci’s mini-meal, but that was no [...]
  • And No One Left Hungry from JulieR... Julie admits she’d barely cooked at all before coming to the Center, but now she’s cooked and served a meal for fifteen! And no one left hungry … no [...]
  • Lasagna from Scratch: Chaz’s Mi... Chaz admits he was only a little above the average college student with respect to his cooking skills. Now he’s made lasagna from scratch and fed fifteen people witt [...]

2 Comments

  1. Dishon Dishon
    October 22, 2015    

    Both Daniel’s and Marcus’s meals were great. He gave me the recipe for the homemade BBQ sauce and I intend to use it in my sloppy joe recipe at some point. For Daniel’s meal, this meal was the most in one meal that I have had that much vegan food at one time. LoL!

  2. March 23, 2016    

    i loved that post I need to bring something like that back it actually is a good teaching tool for shopping it helped me. Thanks a lot for this post.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recent News

See More Posts »

Visit us on:

FacebookTwitterYouTube

Contact the Center

Email: ccb@cocenter.org
Phone: 303.778.1130
Fax: 303.778.1598

2233 West Shepperd Ave
Littleton CO
80120

More Contact Details »