Apple Kuchen

Kuchen means cake, in German, but these are actually squares — rich, buttery apple squares. Serves 6 Kitchen equipment 8X8 baking dish, lined with parchment paper or foil Pastry cutter Apple peeler-corer, if you have one; otherwise just use Paring knife and cutting board Sieve for sifting Measuring cup & spoons Medium mixing bowl 2…

Electra’s Leek & Feta Pie

This is sort of a crustless Greek quiche, loaded with cheese.  It’s rich and flavourful, delicious served warm or room temperature. Makes 4 servings Kitchen equipment 23cm/9 in round springform pan (or 8 X 8 in casserole dish) Cutting board, cutting knife Metal spatula, rubber spatula Wire whisk Wooden stirring spoon Large mixing bowl Measuring…

Lunch Club #8, 2016

Our last Lunch Club of the year.  We celebrated with party food and certificates. Pita Pizza Muddy Middle Chocolate Cakes Cooking together Eating together MC Justin presented certificates to our fabulous cooks

Lunch Club #7, 2016

Today we made Noodles in Peanut Sauce and Pecan-Stuffed, Chocolate-dipped Dates. We used Bam dates that we got from the Mid-East Food Centre on Agricola St. at North.  They’re not too big (just the right size to encase a pecan half) and very caramel-y.  We dipped half in dark chocolate, and half in milk chocolate.…

Lunch Club #6, 2016

We made a couple of old favourites at this week’s Lunch Club: Chicken Fajitas Yonanas ice cream sundaes We used the Yonanas machines to turn frozen bananas, mango & strawberries into “ice cream”, then added raspberry sauce, chocolate sauce, and toasted pecans.  Delicious AND healthy! Cooking together We each added our own toppings and extras…

Lunch Club #5, 2016

Soup makes a good Fall lunch, especially See-in-the-Dark Soup, as the days get shorter and darkness comes earlier once we go off daylight-saving time this weekend.  We served our soup with garlic-parmesan toast. For dessert, we made Easy Apple Pastries. Cooking together Eating together