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Yum! Nutritious, crunchy banana cake
Thu, Mar 9, 2017, 3:05 AM
Eager to learn, a new group of Visitation School students began the Spring 2017 term of MDK last week. Following an introduction to Week 1’s...
Mushroom Bolognese introduces new cooking terms
Thu, Dec 8, 2016, 3:00 AM
Visitation School's young chefs applied their new cooking and organizational skills to create a beautiful main dish-----Mushrooms Bolognese...
Using recipes like a road map
Thu, Nov 10, 2016, 12:05 AM
Quan and Rachel especially savored the mix of fresh, herb slaw and luscious cod in a wrap. Everyone loved the sweet potato fries! The menu...
Week 8: Happy to share our cooking passion
Thu, May 5, 2016, 3:00 AM
Today was truly a special class at Visitation BVM but also a bit sad since it was our final class. Our students demonstrated such independence...
Week 7: Everyone enjoyed the aromas wafting from the oven
Thu, Apr 28, 2016, 3:00 AM
Indian, Moroccan or maybe just plain DELICIOUS! We had a great time preparing our curried chicken with cauliflower, apricots and olives this...
Week 6: Teamwork produced an impressive chowder
Thu, Apr 21, 2016, 3:00 AM
Our New England clam chowder was a big hit. We discussed the differences between a Manhattan and New England chowder. I explained that by...
Week 4: Flavorful and quick
Thu, Apr 7, 2016, 1:46 PM
It was surprising how we transformed wholesome nutritious ingredients like potatoes, carrots, onions and chuck roast into a complex pot roast...
Week 1: The most important meal of the day
Tue, Mar 22, 2016, 3:58 PM
Our first week was certainly an exciting one at Visitation! Maria and I quickly jumped right in with introductions by asking what each student...
To teach schoolchildren to cook healthy, easy meals on a budget.
Eighty volunteers are teaching 40 classes in Philadelphia and Camden, with intent to expand.
Vetri Community Partnership shares the goal of encouraging healthy eating for children.
Send donations to Vetri Community Partnership, 211 N. 13th St., Suite 303, Philadelphia 19107; note “My Daughter’s Kitchen” or go to vetricommunity.org.
Submit recipes to be considered: Simple, 500-calorie, nutritious meals, prepared in under an hour, for $20 or less for six servings. Send recipes to Food@philly.com.