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San Francisco baker to savor, share Northwest grain flavors
March 19, 2014

By Cathy McKenzie, WSU Mount Vernon

Tartine-cover-120MOUNT VERNON, Wash. – Chad Robertson, award-winning baker and co-owner of San Francisco’s Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine, will explore new flavors as he tests Northwest-grown whole grains March 27-29 in the bread lab at Washington State University’s Northwestern Washington Research and Extension Center.

Cookbook recognized by national culinary organization
February 25, 2014

By Sue McMurray, College of Business

book-cover-smallPULLMAN, Wash. – The cookbook “Crimson Spoon: Plating Regional Cuisine on the Palouse,” is a finalist in the professional kitchens category of the International Association of Culinary Professionals. Winners will be announced during IACP’s 36th annual conference in Chicago on Saturday, March 15.

WSU School of Hospitality offers ‘€˜Crimson Spoon’€™ cookbook
September 12, 2013

PULLMAN, Wash. -€“ “You have what it takes.”€ These prophetic words were once spoken by a Swiss master chef to Jamie Callison when he was a struggling, culinary apprentice in Seattle’€™s Rainier Golf and Country Club.
More than 20 years later, Callison has proven those words a thousand times over as the executive chef of Washington State University’€™s School of Hospitality Business Management (SHBM), mentoring thousands of hospitality students and serving gourmet meals to WSU’s invited dignitaries and guests.
He is the lead author of a new cookbook, “The Crimson Spoon: Plating Regional Cuisine on the Palouse.” … » More …

Free recipes featured in Colville tribal calendar
April 14, 2011


Salmon soup with wapato
and cattail shoots 



12 wapato roots, camas or small new potatoes, peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces

6-8 cattail shoots or asparagus, trimmed of woody exterior and sliced

6 green onions, or 8-10 wild onions

4 cups of water

5 juniper berries

1 pound of salmon steak


What is wapato



1. Place wapato roots, cattails, onions, water and juniper berries in a large saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat.

2. Decrease heat to medium and simmer … » More …

Learn to stay healthy this holiday season
November 28, 2007

PULLMAN – Learn how to eat healthy and reduce stress during the holiday season at an informative and interactive wellbeing workshop.

University Recreation is offering two workshops to allow participants to learn the perfect combination of exercise, nutrition, and stress management to turn this holiday season into the best it can be.  The workshop will be offered twice, with the first being held on Dec. 4 from 12:10 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in CUE 512 and the second being held on Dec.5 from 5:10 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in Lighty 405. Registration ends Dec. 4.  Participants will receive a free healthy holiday cookbook.

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