Lunch Club #8: Birthday celebration!

We celebrated Jennifer & Justin’s birthday on April 24 with this party menu: Chicken Fajitas               Muddy Middle Chocolate Cakes (our version was dairy-free & gluten-free)     Cooking together   Celebrating together Advertisements

Muddy Middle Chocolate Cakes (also known as Molten Lava Cakes)

Because we have some members with food restrictions, we’ve adapted this recipe to be dairy-free, gluten-free, and cane-sugar-free.  Our substitutions are in red.  We’ve also made this recipe as originally-written, both versions are delicious.  The key is, don’t leave them in the oven too long, or there will be no muddy middle. Makes 6 large…

Simple Chicken Fajitas

Serves 4 Kitchen equipment: • Cutting knife, cutting boards • Bowls for chopped veggies & sliced chicken • Measuring spoons • Large frying pan or wok • Large metal spoon for stirring • Cheese grater • Microwave • Clean tea towel or paper towel Ingredients: • 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 pound) OR a package…

Lunch Club #7

With Easter right around the corner, we celebrated with this menu: Crustless Quiche  We made 4 kinds.                     Garlic Bread           Easter Egg Nests   Shopping together Cooking together    

Easter Egg Nests

Makes 12 Kitchen equipment: • Baking sheet • Medium saucepan • Medium metal mixing bowl, another medium mixing bowl • Cupcake papers • Wooden spoon • Kitchen scales, if measuring chocolate • Cutting knife and cutting board, if chopping chocolate • Oven mitts Ingredients: • 6 oz chocolate chips or chopped chocolate, any kind you…

Pasta Night at Halifax Supper Club

We used Michael Smith’s recipes to make two kinds of pasta: Penne with Red Pepper Sauce & Spinach and  Penne with Tomato Bacon Sauce                 and Garlic Bread to go with our pasta.     Dessert was Chocolate-Dipped Dates. Cooking together Eating together

Penne with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce & Spinach

This sauce is red, but has no tomatoes in it. Serves 4 Kitchen equipment • Large bowl • Measuring cup, measuring spoons • Cutting board & cutting knife • 11 X 13 inch baking pan (or other large baking dish of similar size) • Medium-large pot, with lid • Wooden spoon • Oven mitts •…