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Festive Recipes Highlight Fall Ingredients

Festive Recipes Highlight Fall Ingredients

Karah Kemmerly

August 29, 2013

Fall has always been my favorite season. I feel like it has such a nice balance. The summer heat finally cools down, but the winter cold hasn't set in yet. You can look forward to a new school year and get excited about old holiday traditions. For me, fall is a combination of freshness and coziness, ...

Add zest to your pancake stack with scrumptious innovation

Add zest to your pancake stack with scrumptious innovation

Ellie Newell

April 12, 2012

I think sometimes the pancake is the unsung hero of breakfast. As ubiquitous as the greasy spoon, to non-dairy creamer and weak coffee, I think many people bypass the short stack of buttermilk flapjacks in lieu of her fancier cousins, french toast and Belgian waffles. "You can get pancakes any old p...

Tasty recipes for Valentine’s treats show labor of love

Tasty recipes for Valentine’s treats show labor of love

Ellie Newell

February 9, 2012

If you and your sweetheart are going to brave the crowds this Feb. 14, I'd recommend making your reservations yesterday. I think I've mentioned before my undying love for Brasserie Four, but I've also come to be a big supporter of the appetizers and beer date. Public House 124's truffle fries and wi...

Suggestions for healthy, tasty eating in 2012

Ellie Newell

January 26, 2012

It's January, which means that many of us are making new commitments to our health and culinary palette. Whether you are hoping to eat healthier, or just hoping to shake up the midwinter stir-fry doldrums, I've got a couple tips for you. Most of my food philosophy comes from Michael Pollan, author...

Savory holiday treat: rosemary garlic spread with gorgonzola

Ellie Newell

December 13, 2011

My family has a thing about garlic. I don't just mean that we use garlic often. I mean that, for my typical birthday dinner, we use about three heads of garlic for three people. A few years ago my family made one of our favorite dishes for Christmas Eve dinner. This dish involves consuming entire...

Keeping warm in winter with tasty holiday drinks

Alyssa Fairbanks

December 13, 2011

As chilly winter weather sets in, what could be more tempting than a warm holiday drink or something sparkling to welcome in the New Year? Here are a few recipes perfect for sipping on while studying by the fire in Reid or to impress friends at an upcoming party! Barcelona Hot Chocolate This hot chocolate, p...

Enjoy Walla Walla eats over Family Weekend

Ellie Newell

October 20, 2011

Hey Whitman! It's Family Weekend! That means it's the perfect time to sample Walla Walla's finest restaurants with the fam'. Here are my picks. ¡Buen Provecho! Brasserie Four (4 East Main St. $10-$25, not for vegans, so-so for vegetarians) With a daily menu thoughtfully designed around ingredien...

Camping cuisine for intrepid Whitties

Camping cuisine for intrepid Whitties

Ellie Newell

September 29, 2011

This summer, I set out to spend as little time inside as possible. I think I slept in my hand-me-down red sleeping bag all but about eight nights. If you've spent time in the woods, you know that camping and fine cuisine are often at odds with each other. A show of hands for anyone who's hiked 10 miles...

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