Category: Home Management

  • Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

    a smiling young woman holds a quart jar of amber appplesauce

    a smiling young woman holds a quart jar of amber appplesauce

    Believe it or not, the forecasts were correct, snow came in Friday night and is still falling Saturday morning of the last weekend in April. So here’s a warm thought. Serena made applesauce from scratch on Thursday in Home Management – peeling, coring, chopping, cooking and putting the mixture through the food processor. She’s got her hands wrapped around the still-warm quart jar of the golden stuff in the photo above, and she’s probably enjoying some of it this morning!

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  • A Menu with Flair: Ceci’s Mini Meal

    Ceci working on her Mini Meal

    Tilapia and ratatouille were served to fifteen with flair for Ceci’s mini-meal, but that was no surprise!

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  • And No One Left Hungry from Julie’s Mini Meal

    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 one!

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  • Taking Charge of the Deep-fryer with Confidence & Deliciousness! #LivetheLifeYouWant

    On Tuesday all four Home Management classes took charge of the deep-fryer, making a “copy-cat” chicken recipe. Watch to see how things turned out!

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  • Lasagna from Scratch: Chaz’s Mini Meal

    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 it.

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  • Making the most of the first day of Spring: A day of grilling

    Laura in sleepshades tends chicken on the grill

    Laura in sleepshades tends chicken on the grill

    The first day of Spring and temps in the 70s, and what would you do? Our Home Management planned wisely to make the most of the beautiful weather today, and all classes worked outside on the grills.

    Now that’s a life skill!

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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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  • What’s so “mini” about the #ITP Mini-meal? #LivetheLifeYouWant

    Well, the mini-meal is “mini” in comparison to the final Home Management assignment in our Independence Training Program …
    And it’s an interim step toward that final goal of cooking for 60 people. See, the mini-meal is only for fifteen!

    Here, Suzie, Parker, Ellen and Lyne put their meals in motion and on the table in early 2017. They’re learning how to “take charge with confidence and self-reliance”

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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 cooked on Tuesday for themselves and our staff involved with the training. For the record, it was top shelf, and so are they!

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  • A Long Way from Where She Started to Confidence: CG’s Mini-meal

    CG admits she’d done very little cooking before starting her training at the Center. Now she enjoys it, enjoys sharing with friends. Watch how calm she is as she prepares her mini-meal for 15 guests.

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