Re: central docs (Re: Big Recipes? Cohousingcookbook? (Elizabeth Brackett))
From: Catya Belfer (catyapobox.com)
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:49:54 -0800 (PST)
Pioneer Valley has one on paper that I covert. :)  We have something of
one, and I'm hoping to collect recipes at this session:
http://cohousing.org/2017/sessions/meals  to add to that recipes page.



     - cat

Catya Belfer   -  www.catya.org
Technical Director   -   www.cohousing.org
Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 9:31 AM, Alice Alexander <alicecohous [at] gmail.com>
wrote:

>
> Sean, many thanks for your offer to help! The Cohousing Association of the
> US hosts such a website of resources at www.cohousing.org, so it would be
> best not to duplicate efforts. Look under the first navigation bar
> "resources," and also this tag cloud
> http://www.cohousing.org/tagadelic-terms
>
> We would welcome your involvement in expanding our resources!
> Alice Alexander, Coho/US Executive Director
>
> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 9:24 AM, Sean Davey <sean [at] sonoracohousing.com>
> wrote:
>
> >
> > I would be interested in working with others to design a website for
> > collecting and sharing cohousing recipes. I'd be happy to also build the
> > site and host it for free. It would be great if one or more people wanted
> > to be admins for the site (no tech skills required).
> >
> > I was also thinking that such a site could be expanded to include
> > repositories of cohousing documents such as by-laws, cc&r's, process
> > manuals, policies, committee mandates, etc. There may already be
> something
> > like this, so please let me know if there is. It's a common request from
> > folks who are starting new communities to see what other communities have
> > done. It could also be a resource for existing communities facing new
> > issues or just looking for new ideas.
> >
> > sean
> >
> > > Has anyone created a Cohousing cookbook?
> > > some say - don't re-invent the wheel...
> > > As I am preparing for the second dinner meeting of the Twin Cities
> > > Cohousing Network, I thought, "Hasn't anyone made a cohousing
> cookbook? "
> > >
> > > I searched Cohousing-L and found a few references to outside sources.
> > > I searched the Cohousing USA site and found 14 Recipes that I think
> Sandy
> > > from Heartwood Cohousing collected. http://www.cohousing.org/recipes <
> > http://www.cohousing.org/recipes>
> > >
> > > So if you HAVE such a cook book please respond. Or respond if you would
> > be
> > > willing to work on creating a cookbook, try the recipes etc..
> > >
> > >
> > > My ideas for the " program" for  a Cohousing Cookbook would include:
> > >
> > > It would need to include grids for each recipe to adjust the number of
> > > servings.  Pan sizes for baking - how to go from 8x8 to 1/2 sheet pan
> > > sizes- that may limit the " adjustability"
> > > It should indicate time needed to prepare, and Cook or Bake, and tips
> on
> > > serving, how well it freezes.
> > >   sub heading - would more than one cook speed up the prep time?
> > > It would need to include Vegetarian, and Vegan and Gluten free recipes.
> > > Also meat based recipes, Recipes that can be split-
> > > ( for example: prepare and saute veggies and add meat to only half of
> it)
> > > It should not include recipes calling for a lot of prepackaged
> > > ingredients, altho sometimes pre-packaged makes a dish practical.
> > > What dishes can Children help prepare?
> > > Might indicate relative cost of the ingredients.
> > > Nutrition information, usually available on the on-line recipe sources.
> > >
> > > I do use online recipe sources,  but I would like to have recipes that
> we
> > > can "Vet" as suitable for cohousing common meals  - they taste good,
> that
> > > the ingredients listed to be sauteed actually fit in the size pan they
> > say
> > > to use etc...they  actually cook in the time the recipe says
> > >
> > >
> > > I don't think the cook book needs many dessert recipes because normal
> > > cookbooks do a good job on that.  We know cakes have multiple servings,
> > > cookies come in Dozens, most of us are not going to make our own
> > icecream.
> > >
> > > --
> > > Becca Brackett  ecBrackett [at] cohousing.org <mailto:
> ecBrackett@cohousing.o
> > rg>
> > > Bassett Creek Cohousing  http://mn.cohousing.org/bcrk/ <
> > http://mn.cohousing.org/bcrk/>
> > > Minneapolis, MN  Quilter and Family Doctor
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