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Tips for rookie home cooks

Sam Adler

September 27, 2012


Filed under A&E, A&E Highlight

It's no longer the very beginning of the school year, which means that many upperclassmen have settled into their quirkily-named off-campus houses and are perhaps coming to terms with a new challenge: finding food and then eating it. While the less ambitious may be content with sucking on dried blocks...

Eating Cheap in Walla Walla

Rachel Alexander

August 23, 2012


Filed under A&E

As a growing wine tourism destination, Walla Walla is known for its many fine restaurants. That's all well and good for when your parents are in town, but what about when you're broke and need to find something tasty? Don't worry––The Pioneer has you covered. Here are some tips for eating cheap in...

Growing your Favorite Burger

philipcheng

April 28, 2012


Filed under BLOGS

Why do you like your favorite food? Most people would say they like their favorite food because they like its taste. But most people don't realize that they not only take comfort in familiar flavors but also in the idea that their food comes from a familiar source. For example, The Guardian had a surv...

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


Filed under Food Review

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...

Student responses to eating disorders survey

Rachel Alexander

January 26, 2012


Filed under NEWS

The  Pioneer  surveyed students about stress, coping behaviors, food and body image as part of the research process for  our article on eating disorders. One hundred ninety-two students responded (almost double the typical  Pioneer  survey response rate). As almost 80 percent of  respondents  were femal...

The Pio’s guide to crafty, homemade holiday gifts

The Pio’s guide to crafty, homemade holiday gifts

Cara Lowry

December 13, 2011


Filed under A&E, Circuit

Cookie Jars Karah Kemmerly Growing up, my mother made a few of these every year to give out to the relatives. I'm including a cookie recipe, but you can make the jars with dry ingredients for other types of cookies or muffins as well. They're easy to make, and they look quite festive. What you'll...

Savory holiday treat: rosemary garlic spread with gorgonzola

Ellie Newell

December 13, 2011


Filed under A&E, Circuit, Food Review

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...

Chantal and Shane Valentine answer questions about food culture, eating habits on Whitman campus

Chantal and Shane Valentine answer questions about food culture, eating habits on Whitman campus

Allison Work

November 17, 2011


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The "State of Food in America" was addressed Wednesday, Nov. 9, as alumna Chantal ‘98 and Shane Valentine visited campus to speak about their baby cuisine cookbook and the problem with food in the United States today. The visit included an evening lecture, several meetings with student leaders...

Food for thought: Group stresses sustainability

Food for thought: Group stresses sustainability

Dylan Tull

October 27, 2011


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS, News Highlight

Environmental sustainability is a topic that is often addressed at Whitman,  but for one reason or another, whether it is lack of information or simply the fact that students enjoy Prentiss Dining Hall bacon too much, the issue of food is often overlooked. The Real Food Challenge is an organization ...

Numbers in the news

Shelly Le

October 27, 2011


Filed under NEWS

17 Percentage of children and adolescents aged two to 19 years-old in the United States who are obese. 17 million Number of children in the United States who live in households struggling to put food on the table. 40 million Number of people who received food stamps in the summer of 2...

Enjoy Walla Walla eats over Family Weekend

Ellie Newell

October 20, 2011


Filed under A&E, Food Review

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...

Bad to the Bone: A dining hall drinking game

Bad to the Bone: A dining hall drinking game

caricortez

October 13, 2011


Filed under Humor

Complaining about Bon Appétit (or as they call it at Lewis and Clark, "The Bone") is an age-old pastime at Whitman, going back many, many centuries. But what people need to realize is that it's all old hat. How do we make it new hat? Make a drinking game out of it, duh. Very simple rules: if the following...

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