A fun, all encompassing course where students cook simple to gourmet meals, barbecue with charcoal and gas grills, plan dinner parties and personal budgets, learn to shop at a variety of retailers, sew, garden, and plan outings to various venues. Coursework will culminate in the students preparation of a graduation meal for 50 or more individuals!
Home Management Video
The latest Home Management sequence from our Independence Training 2016 video CCB Chopped Video
CCB’s Home Management Instructors challenged their students freqently with a contest inspired by the Food Network’s reality cooking show, “Chopped”. It was a new recipe that yielded flavors of confidence and fun! Photos of our Home Management Program in Action!
Brittany not only volunteered on FAST Saturday, she also volunteered her best-ever mashed potato recipe. Here she has three high school students slicing spuds for it.
staff and students on the front patio grilling and enjoying the day
Everybody was out front today on the grills, making the most of the first day of spring. Delfina, Lyne, Kyra and Libby checking on brats.
DaJon and Andres with hands covered in Chocolate as the make Oreo Cookie balls
Mady makes Salsa in the food processor for her Grad Meal
Chaz working at the stove with 3 large pots of mashed potatoes
Farhan takes Somosas out of a tall pot of hot oil
Mady slices Tomatoes for her Grad meal
A woman in sleepshades slides a batch of cookies into the oven
a woman prepares a salad.
We all know what a wonderful cook Gwendolyn is.
a young woman wearing sleep shades carries a large pot of boiling pasta to the strainer at the sink
Haylee made it all look easy and well-organized in the weeks and days before her graduation.
Kameron chopping Bell Peppers for part of his Grad Meal
Mary Ann cracks eggs to use in the batter for home made cookies. Diane looks on with encouragement
Aylin carrying in lots of grocery bags for her mini meal
Amanda cracks an egg into a bowl
Mary Ann, Priscilla and Blanca in the Serving window with lots of finished trays of cookies wrapped up and tied with ribbons
Lee gives a thumbs up to four large golden brown Thanksgiving turkeys just out of the oven
Sally chopping Bell Peppers
Dee rolls dough in sugar and cinnamon for home made cookies. Mary Ann rolls the dough into balls
Blanca and Priscilla wearing festive colored aprons prepare a rack of home made powdered sugar cookies
Dee and Mary Ann form cookies out of dough from a mixing bowl
Jenny B. taking her turn at the BBQ grill with Shon’s instruction making a burger while Matt and Marlene watch
Parents got in on the learning Saturday, too. Julie explains and then demonstrates how to safely remove a pumpkin pie from a hot oven to a dad in sleepshades.
woman in sleep shades removes large sheet of cookies from a glowing oven
Having removed the upper rack, Lia puts this large turkey into the oven
Seamus learns how to use the knife to slice tomatoes for lunch
Lia, Ravi, Mason S. and Mason M. prepare four large turkeys to go into the ovens
Russel at his apartment pouring pasta from a box into a boiling pot
Emily with a golden-brown Turkey she just took out of the oven
Hinley chops onions for a kitchen project
Aylin mixes Cookie Dough for her Mini Meal
Christian pulls a sizzling tray of bacon out of a hot oven as part of the Christmas breakfast burrito project
Mady peels garlic for her salsa
Man skillfully slices a large roast.
Feeding the masses is one of Curtis’s special skills, and he surpassed himself with his grad meal for 60.
Vika shreading chicken in a crock pot for her grad meal – Celia with a tray of cookies
Taking a Peach Cobbler out of the Oven
Dee works with trays of home made cookies hot out of the oven
Laura in sleepshades tends chicken on the grill
Stephanie P. and Delfina arrange trays of home made cookies, candy, muffins and other treats
Two women working on knife skills, one wears sleepshades
A man and woman prepare food in the kitchen
Ralph fixes a plate of sliced cheese while Sheila slices tomatoes for the sanwitch bar