Pam’s Kitchen

Pam Carberry knows food brings people together; she’s been feeding Calvin Community residents, staff and guests for more than 40 years. Read on for her team’s recipes, tips and other culinary stories, and please share your own, too.

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Recipes from Calvin Community

We hope you enjoy these featured recipes from staff, residents, families and friends. Please share yours with us, too!

Cheddar Cheese Popovers

Ingredients: 6 Eggs 2 cups of Milk 6 tablespoons Margarine, melted 2 cups All-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon Salt 1 cup Cheddar cheese, finely shredded Instructions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Grease muffin pans generously. In a large bowl beat eggs until foamy. Add milk and melted margarine. With mixer on…
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Chef’s Salad

Start with a base of your choice of lettuce. Then add your favorite salad toppings! The Chef’s salad at Calvin often includes chicken (strips), ham (diced), hard-boiled egg, shredded cheese, cherry tomatoes, and red onion. Serve with your choice of dressing.
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Chex Mix

Calvin’s Assisted & Independent Living tenants cooked up this tasty Chex Mix and each person got to take their treats home to enjoy. Supplies Needed: Disposable metal pan (bread pan, baking pan, loaf pan, etc) Cooking spray Ziploc bags Ingredients: 1 cup Corn chex cereal 1 cup Rice chex cereal…
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Kitchen Tips

What’s your trick in the kitchen? Share your advice to be featured here!

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Double your recipe

“Soups are easy to make in large batches, and are one of the most freezer-friendly dishes around. So, double up on ingredients, grab a larger pot and make two meals instead of one.” This tip is from Chatelaine, more tips for making the best homemade soup can be found here: https://www.chatelaine.com/food/kitchen-tips/best-tips-for-homemade-soup/
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