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Happy #PiDay from CCB … Cheesecake will do!

Trevor definitely knows what day it is …It’s probably just a coincidence though that he’s baking 6 cheesecakes for his graduation March 30. It’s close enough for Pi Day though!

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Quinoa and Kale? CCB and BLVS Partner Under Shades to Make it Tasty!

We were pleased to have three professionals from Blind Low Vision Services, part of Colorado’s Dept. of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR) at the Center for training this week. We spent four days together exploring every topic we could think of, including cane travel and cooking under sleepshades. We’ll let them introduce themselves and the meal they… Continue Reading Quinoa and Kale? CCB and BLVS Partner Under Shades to Make it Tasty!

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It’s Going on! Jackson’s Mini-meal for Fifteen

Planning, preparing and serving a three-recipe meal to 15 people is no small matter. Jackson admits at one point he was getting nervous, but he tried to treat the process as a “regular day in class”. He definitely had it going on with his mini-meal!

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Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

Students and staff wrapped it up on the downhill side of the year, putting final touches on Secret Santa gifts before our traditional holiday brunch. This year, we fed on breakfast burritos from Littleton’s GraceFull Cafe, a community cafe whose mission is “to provide a home in the Littleton community where people of all backgrounds… Continue Reading Wrapping It Up on the Downhill Slope

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#Thanksgiving Turkeys and Structured Discovery

Before learning to carve a turkey, a blind person can greatly benefit from learning the bird by touch – how things are connected and how they will come apart. Since our students and Home Management staff started preparations for our own Thanksgiving meal (held a week before the actual holiday) Dishon Spears led students through… Continue Reading #Thanksgiving Turkeys and Structured Discovery

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Thankful for Each Other: Our 2016 #Thanksgiving Together

We were more than ready by noon last Thursday! we’d been waiting for this meal for two weeks, smelling the roasting turkeys and the pies and so much more! Of course, all of our students had a part in preparing it, so they’d been right in the kitchen smelling what we were at last all… Continue Reading Thankful for Each Other: Our 2016 #Thanksgiving Together

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Crunchy & Amazing: Farhan Makes Somosas for His Mini-meal!

Farhan came to the center from Pakistan because he believed that the confidence and self-reliance in our tag line mean greater independence and opportunity for him. Here he is, a little past the mid-point in his training, making really amazing (and crunchy) samosas for 15 guests, and you can feel his new confidence!

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How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

The culmination of the Summer Program each year is of course the awarding of certificates and the talent show. Before that can happen, however, the masses must be fed. The summer students and their instructors draw on their collective learning in the kitchen over the summer and cook a meal for as many as 120… Continue Reading How They Fed 120: The 2016 Summer Graduation Meal

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CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

Skills and confidence in the kitchen are the twin goals our Home Management instructors have for their students. So a while back they ratcheted up the expectations – and the fun – with CCB’s own version of the Food Network‘s reality cooking show Chopped. The four combined classes were each divided into two teams of… Continue Reading CCB Chopped! A Recipe for Confidence & Fun

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A Little More About Cafe Americana

(Mosaic, our 2014 fund-raising event, will be held from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, September 5 here at the Center. We’re especially excited out our main musical guests, Café Americana, and we want you to be excited too! Here’s a bit more about them, and don’t forget to buy your tickets using the link… Continue Reading A Little More About Cafe Americana

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