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Serena’s homemade applesauce for a snowy spring Saturday

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 […]

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A Menu with Flair: Ceci’s 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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]