Favorite Community meals
From: Ruth J Hirsch (heidinysearthlink.net)
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 12:53:14 -0700 (PDT)
Dear All,  
Be glad to hear abou meals that work/don’t for you.
and Beverly, also be interested in what’s the Mediterranean Menu?
thank you all,
Ruth
Cantines Island CoHousing, Saugerties, A Family Friendly Community


Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 11:25:08 -0400
From: Catya Belfer <catya [at] pobox.com <mailto:catya [at] pobox.com>>
To: Cohousing-L <cohousing-l [at] cohousing.org <mailto:cohousing-l [at] 
cohousing.org>>
Subject: Re: [C-L]_ Favorite Community meals?

Want to share your chana masala recipe?  I'd love to try it out!

    - cat

Catya Belfer
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On Sat, Jun 23, 2018 at 11:52 PM, Beverly Jones Redekop <
beverly.jones.redekop [at] gmail.com <mailto:beverly.jones.redekop [at] 
gmail.com>> wrote:

> My husband and I make the same thing about 90% of the time, and neighbours
> are sometimes disappointed if we make something else :-)  We make chana
> masala, which is a chickpea curry (onions, tomatoes, chick peas, chana
> masala spice mix).  We serve it with grated carrots, grated beets, and
> plain high-fat yogurt.  Occasionally we add chapatis or samosas, but not
> often.
> 
> Here are some themes for gratitude dinners (where parents collaboratively
> cook an extra meal to thank the people without kids at home for feeding
> their kids):
> 1.  Scottish theme for Robbie Burns day (lots of Googling for this one!)
> 2.  Greek feast
> 3.  taco bar
> 4.  salad bar
> 5.  Mediterranean meal
> 6.  one mile diet (20 acres of our property is a farm)
> 
> Other meals my neighbours make:
> * tacosagna (lasagna with taco chips)
> * frittata (the people with chickens make this egg-heavy meal!)
> * barbeque burgers and salads
> * soup and salad
> 
> Groundswell Cohousing at Yarrow Ecovillage in Yarrow, BC
> 
> On Sat, 23 Jun 2018 at 18:17 Ruth J Hirsch <heidinys [at] earthlink.net 
> <mailto:heidinys [at] earthlink.net>> wrote:
> 
>> It?s been fun to see the range of methods of payment etc for community
>> meals.
>> 
>> So now it’d be great to see some menus and recipes.
>> I find that deciding what to cook can be a stumbling block.
>> What are some favorites?
>> Some very easy meals?
>> 
>> Whatever you want to share around these questions, please do.
>> 
>> I did recently do a brunch with an 8 year old neighbor.   It may have
> been
>> more elaborate than I’d have done and it was fun.  Also, a fair amt of
>> decorated foods involved!
>> We had decorated crackers and cheese hors d’oeuvres,
>> french toast with warmed maple syrup,
>> mini peppers stuffed with egg salad,
>> oh, and raisin bread cream cheese triangles.
>> Oh and we decorated (store-bought) cookies
>> 
>> ok, look forward to hearing from you,
>> Ruth Hirsch
>> Cantines Island, Saugerties
>> Glad to have another family buy an available house here!




PS:  I have an intermittent e-mail glitch.  If you write and do not hear back 
from me shortly, please call me or please re-send.  Thank you,  Ruth





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