Re: central docs (Re: Big Recipes? Cohousingcookbook? (Elizabeth Brackett))
From: Catya Belfer (catyapobox.com)
Date: Thu, 26 Jan 2017 10:53:23 -0800 (PST)
(Also, here's the Food, Meals & Recipes tag page:
http://cohousing.org/taxonomy/term/62 )

     - cat

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

On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 1:49 PM, Catya Belfer <catya [at] pobox.com> wrote:

> 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.
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> Catya Belfer   -  www.catya.org
> Technical Director   -   www.cohousing.org
> Cohousing in MA - www.mosaic-commons.org
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> On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 9:31 AM, Alice Alexander <alicecohous [at] gmail.com>
> wrote:
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>>
>> 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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