Vegetarian Pastitsio

This vegetarian version has silken tofu to boost the protein in the cream sauce, and uses 2% evaporated milk for added calcium. Makes 6-8 servings Kitchen Equipment Baking dish, 9 X 13 inches Kitchen scale (optional) Large pot and medium pot, with lids Large sieve for draining macaroni Grater Cutting board, cutting knife Wooden spoon…

Caesar Salad

Serves 6 Kitchen equipment Measuring cup, measuring spoons Whisk Small bowl Salad bowl Salad spinner or dish towels Cutting board, cutting knife Large skillet or wok Wooden spoon or metal spatula Ingredients Dressing 1/2 cup light mayonnaise 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogourt 2 cloves garlic, minced 4 anchovy fillets, minced (optional, but traditional – wash…

Saturday Supper Club, November 2017

Our last Supper Club of the year.  We celebrated Conar’s birthday, and welcomed some new cooks.  Here’s what we made: Pepita Cheese Crisps Sweet & Sour Meatballs (or Veggie Meatballs) with brown Basmati rice Christmas Casserole Cookies We served these date-walnut-coconut balls with mandarin oranges, because the flavours go so well together. Cooking Together Eating…

Lunch Club #8, Fall 2017

Our last Lunch Club of 2017.  We walked, we stretched, we cooked, we ate, we got certificates.  Here’s what we made: Pita Pizzas We each made our own pizza, with the cheese and toppings we like. Yonanas Sundaes with Raspberry Sauce and Chocolate Topping The Yonanas machine turns frozen bananas and other fruit into soft-serve…

Lunch Club #7, Fall 2017

This has been a spectacular Fall.  We started Lunch Club with another walk in the sunshine. Then we made this for lunch: Mexican Lasagna Cranberry-Cornmeal Muffins (our recipe needs tweaking, so I’ll post it when I have it perfected) Cooking together Eating together

Lunch Club #6, Fall 2017

This week we made an old favourite, Grilled Cheese Sandwiches.  We each made our own, with any extras we like, then we put them in the oven so they’d all be ready at the same time. Dessert was Pecan-stuffed, Chocolate-dipped Dates. We dipped some in dark chocolate, and some in milk chocolate. Cooking together

Lunch Club #5, Fall 2017

ANOTHER beautiful Fall day, so we started Lunch Club with a walk.     Then we got our hairnets & aprons on and made this lunch: Chicken Fajitas   We made gluten-free & vegetarian versions too. ANZAC Cookies   Cooking together