Learning Project 2.0 – Recap and Reflections

This semester in ECMP 455 I chose to tackle the Learning Project for my major assignment. The purpose of the infamous Learning Project is to learn a skill that is significant and complex using online sources (i.e. videos, text resources, podcasts, etc.) and to document and share learning progression openly in an online space. I … Continue reading Learning Project 2.0 – Recap and Reflections

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Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

To finish off my Learning Project, I decided to try out both a new recipe and a new kitchen appliance — I made homemade crock-pot chicken noodle soup. Pinterest had literally hundreds of different crock-pot chicken noodle soup recipes, which was handy, but also a bit daunting — it was difficult deciding which recipe to … Continue reading Crock-Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

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Boomerang and Buttermilk Waffles

After the breakfast casserole fiasco last week, this week I decided to follow through with my original plan which was to also learn how to make homemade waffles using my mom’s new waffle iron. A few weeks ago I found a recipe for homemade buttermilk waffles on Pinterest. The recipe was originally posted to the food … Continue reading Boomerang and Buttermilk Waffles

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The Breakfast Casserole That Took A Hundred Hours

The theme of my Learning Project this week: breakfast. So far in my Learning Project, I have mainly learned how to make different main course meals like shepherd’s pie, vegetarian lasagna, beef and broccoli stir-fry, and spaghetti squash and turkey meatballs. I’ve also done a bit of baking. However, after Shania commented on one of … Continue reading The Breakfast Casserole That Took A Hundred Hours

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A Healthy Twist on Spaghetti and Meatballs

Over the weekend, on kind of a whim, I learned how to make spaghetti squash and turkey meatballs — a healthy twist on a classic pasta dish. Up until this point, the meals and snacks that I have learned how to make I have planned out in detail ahead of time: first, I decide on … Continue reading A Healthy Twist on Spaghetti and Meatballs

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Beef, Broccoli, and Bananas

Yesterday was Family Day, a statutory holiday here in Saskatchewan, and in honour of Family Day, I wanted to make dinner for my family. For supper, I ended up making a beef & broccoli ramen stir-fry (I also did some baking, but more on that later). I have been looking for a good beef & … Continue reading Beef, Broccoli, and Bananas

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Cost-Effective Cooking

I really didn’t know how to start my Learning Project. Last weekend I did some initial research and started sifting through recipes to try and figure out how I wanted to structure my project, but I was so overwhelmed by the number of cooking resources available online that I couldn’t decide what to cook first. … Continue reading Cost-Effective Cooking

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