Variety of programs promote health and wellness

  BRUSH PRAIRIE, Wash. – Eating healthy, receiving reliable medical advice and learning correct food-safety practices can mean spending more money than the average person or family can afford. Thanks to Clark County WSU Extension’s Health and Wellness Program, this knowledge and help is accessible and affordable. According to extension’s description: “In order to improve […]

WSU Iron Chef edges out student team

Washington State University Chef Jamie Callison and his team edged out the student Dream Team for the second year in a row in a tight Iron Chef WSU competition that featured “secret” ingredients bacon, sweet potatoes and kiwi fruit. Callison, executive chef for WSU’s School of Hospitality and Business Management, won the second annual competition […]

No time to cook; Seattle P-I quotes WSU professor

Fewer than one-third of American households are making meals from scratch — a noticeable 7 percent decline from just two years ago, according to survey results by the Institute of Food Technologists, printed in the Feb. 15 issue of the Seattle Post Intelligencer.“Everyone is going so fast,” said Barry Swanson, a professor of food and […]

Chef puts on a show before competition

Jaime Herrera is inviting everyone at WSU to a free dinner show. And dinner is the show.Herrera, the manager/chef at the Northside Marketplace dining area, has been accepted to compete at a culinary competition in March. Until then, he needs an audience to practice in front of. He’ll “perform” by prepping and cooking dinner at […]