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Spring 2020

Go wild for these greens

Whether you forage them yourself or find them at the farmer’s market, wild spring greens pack a nutritious—and flavorful—punch.

Here are a few recipes to go wild for:

nettle

Nettles
Try puréed nettles in soup or pesto.

Croatian blitva, traditional and hearty peasant fare from the Dalmatian Coast, is traditionally made with Swiss chard and potatoes, garlic and olive oil. Why not try subbing one leafy green for another? Try this recipe with nettles. And, for extra flavor, … » More …

Roast goose with brussels sprouts and potatoes
Winter 2019

Cook your goose

Your goose is cooked.

Well, not yet.

But it can be—for Thanksgiving or Christmas or any other festive dinner this holiday season—with this recipe from the School of Hospitality Business Management at WSU’s Carson College of Business.

Executive Chef Jamie Callison developed the recipe for Washington State Magazine’s November 2019 issue. He was assisted by Chef de Cuisine Jason Butcherite and Student Culinary Lead Justin Walker.

Their roast goose features WSU honey and WSU Everything Seasoning—and makes for a stunning holiday centerpiece.

Use rendered goose fat to flavor fingerling potatoes for a side dish. And a touch of citrus brightens up another simple of roasted Brussels sprouts.

Bon … » More …

Rainier Cherry Clafoutis
Fall 2019

Rainier cherry clafoutis

 

“There are many variations of this classic French country dessert, traditionally made with fresh cherries, whose texture is often described as a cross between custard and cake. I prefer Rainier cherries complemented with Grand Marnier and orange zest.”

–from The Crimson Spoon by WSU Executive chef Jamie Callison

 

For preparing the pan

1 tablespoon butter, softened

2 tablespoons sugar

 

For the clafoutis

3 cups half-and-half

1 vanilla bean, split

5 eggs

¾ cup sugar

¾ cup flour

2 tablespoons Grand Marnier®

1 teaspoon grated … » More …

Spinach salad with strawberries and Cougar Gold cheese
Summer 2019

Spinach recipes

 

Strawberry Spinach Salad with Cougar Gold

from WSU Creamery

 

For the dressing:

2 tablespoons sesame seeds

⅓ cup olive oil

⅓ cup red wine vinegar

½ teaspoon sugar

2 teaspoons minced green onion

½ teaspoon paprika

¼ teaspoon Worcestershire sauce

 

For the salad:

1 to 1½ pounds fresh spinach

2 cups fresh strawberries, hulled and halved

1 cup crumbled Cougar Gold®

 

Make the dressing: In small skillet over medium heat, stir sesame seeds until golden brown; set … » More …

French fries with sauce
Spring 2019

Recipes: French fry sauces

 

Hot, crispy French fries…what can be better? Well, maybe with some good sauces. Find a few below, along with a fry recipe, from WSU Executive Chef Jamie Callison.

 

French fries

2 each russet potato, Washed and peeled except for ends

2 quarts canola oil

Seasoning salt or kosher salt & fresh black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon kosher salt

2 quarts water

 

Peel potatoes on the sides, leaving the ends with the skin on. Cut the potatoes into Batonnet size—cut to the full length of potato

Fill a large bowl with … » More …