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A Cougar Gold Cheese origin story

Cougar Gold Cheese is made by student workers at the WSU Creamery. Cheese of all flavors comes in tins.

ANNIE HAGER, Evergreen reporter

June 15, 2020

If you ever wondered why Cougar Gold Cheese comes in a tin can, you first need to take a trip back to 1940. Norman Shirley Golding, then-food science professor at WSU, researched and received a grant to work on Cougar Gold in the 1940s. WSU Creamery Manager John Haugen said the name Cougar Gold come...

OPINION: Macaroni and cheese’s ideal shape

It's a hotly-contested battle, but which shape is truly the best of the pastas?

SARAH DANIELS, Evergreen columnist

June 10, 2020

I fancy myself as a macaroni and cheese connoisseur: I’ve tried different cheeses and combinations of cheeses, different kinds of milk, seasonings, toppings and cooking methods. I’ve even tried at least twenty different noodles to figure out which was the best noodle for my perfect mac and cheese. Between...

Quick recipes for quarantine living

Bean tacos with fresh cheese are the easiest to make out of these recipes. Bonus: they're vegetarian.

MINDY MALONE, Evergreen columnist

March 25, 2020

A few days ago Twitter king Jaboukie Young-White started a thread asking for his followers' favorite struggle/comfort meals. (If the hyperlink to the thread doesn't work, wait a couple days. He's probably just suspended for impersonating CNN again.) He received a lot of replies with recipes that are q...

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