Washington State Magazine

Fall 2005


Fall 2005

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In This Issue...

Features

Where Have You Gone, Edward R. Murrow? :: Edward R. Murrow '30 broadcasted reports from a London rooftop during the Blitz. He confronted Joseph McCarthy on national television. And he admitted "an abiding fear regarding what...[radio and TV] are doing to our society, and our heritage."

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Interview: The Battle Against Ignorance : An Interview with Bob Edwards }

Diabetes: It's Still Up to You :: Although Mary Ellen Harvey '58 knew about her type 2 diabetes for nearly 20 years, she wasn't managing it very well on her own. That changed when she joined thousands of other diabetics across the country in a diabetes management trial.

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Recipe: Tortilla soup for diabetics }

How Coug Are You? :: Would you paint your airplane crimson and gray? Or drive hundreds of miles to wave the Cougar flag at a non-Coug game? Or keep a concrete cougar in your yard? Well, how Coug are you?

WSM Special Report :: Drinking on Campus

How WSU is helping to change the culture of alcohol

More Thinking, Less Drinking :: "Everybody knows this place as a party school," says a student about WSU. But what everyone knows is starting to change. by Hope Tinney

Our Drink :: Toren Volkmann and his mother, Chris Volkmann '70 have co-authored a book about their family's experience with Toren's alcoholism. What they learned through direct experience dovetails with what counselors and researchers are discovering at WSU and beyond. by Hope Tinney

Two chapters from Our Drink: Detoxing the Perfect Family, by Chris Volkmann '70 and Toren Volkmann. (PDF: Requires Adobe Acrobat Reader or another PDF reader.)

Panoramas

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Gallery: Bringing couture to campus: A gallery from the 22nd Annual Mom's Weekend Fashion Show }

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Gallery: If clothes could talk...but they do! What WSU students are wearing on campus. }

Departments

:: FOOD AND FORAGE: The spice of life

:: PERSPECTIVE: Thinking about Washington State

:: A SENSE OF PLACE: Bounty on the bluff

:: SEASONS|SPORTS: I never said thank you.

:: SEASONS|SPORTS: Legends of the Palouse

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Story and video: An affair of the heart :: In his documentary film, Legends of the Palouse, Jeff McQuarrie '98 seeks to answer the question, "What is this love affair we have with our school?" Includes an exclusive video excerpt of Junior Tupuola and Rod Retherford from the film. }

Tracking

{ WEB EXCLUSIVE—Story: Elegy: May 18, 1980 :: In memory of a friend and the geologic event that marked her passing. by Bill Morelock '77 }

Cover: Edward R. Murrow '30. Photography from Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.

Fall 2005
Web Exclusives

Tortilla soup recipe from American Diabetes Association

by Hannelore Sudermann | © Washington State University

This is a wonderful and easy soup to prepare. Epazote is a Mexican herb with a strong flavor, so adjust the amount to your preference!

Serves 4. Serving size: 1 cup

6 6-inch corn tortillas
1 Tbsp canola oil
1 medium onion, peeled and finely chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
1 15-oz can diced tomatoes with juice
2 Tbsp chopped cilantro
4 cups low-fat, low-sodium chicken broth
1 fresh epazote leaf, if available, or 1/4 tsp dried epazote
1/4 tsp hot chile flakes or crushed red pepper
1/4 cup shredded reduced-fat jack or muenster cheese

1. Heat oven to 400°F. Cut tortillas into thin strips. Place on baking sheet that has been coated with nonstick cooking spray. Bake until crisp, about 8-10 minutes.
2. Heat oil in small skillet and sauté onion and garlic for 4-5 minutes.
3. In a blender or food processor, pureé tomatoes, onion, garlic, and cilantro.
4. In a large stockpot, bring tomato mixture and broth to boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15-20 minutes. Stir once or twice. Add epazote and cook for 5 minutes.
5. Stir in hot chile flakes before serving. Add tortilla strips now or as soup is eaten. Garnish each serving with 1 Tbsp cheese.

Exchanges

1 Starch 1 Fat
2 Vegetable

Calories . . . . . . . . . . . . . 190
Calories from Fat . . . . . . .59
Total Fat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7g
Saturated Fat . . . . . . . . . . .1g
Cholesterol . . . . . . . . . . . 11mg
Sodium . . . . . . . . . . . . . .529mg
Carbohydrate . . . . . . . . . 27g
Dietary Fiber . . . . . . . . . . . 4g
Sugars . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6g
Protein . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8g

Sopa de Tortilla

Esta es un sencilla sopa de preparar. Epazote es una hierba mexicana con sabor fuerte, asíes que aumente la cantidad según se acostumbra a usarla.

Porciones: 4 Tamaño de una Porción: 1 taza

6 tortillas de maíz de 6-pulgadas
1 cda aceite canola
1 cebolla mediana, pelada y cortada en trozos pequeños
1 diente de ajo, machacado
1 lata de 15-oz de tomates picados sin escurrir
2 cdas cilantro, picado
4 tazas caldo de pollo, bajo en grasa y sodio
1 hoja de epazote, si tiene disponible o 1/4 cdta epazote seco
1/4 cdta chile picante en hojuelas
1/4 taza queso estilo Monterrey o muenster, rallado y con bajo contenido de grasa

1. Caliente el horno hasta 400º F. Corte las tortillas en tiritas finitas Coloque en una bandeja de hornear que haya sido rociada con aceite de cocinar. Horneé las tortillas hasta que esten bien tostadas, unos 8-10 minutos.
2. Caliente el aceite en un sartén pequeño y dore la cebolla y el ajo por 4-5 minutos.
3. En una licuadora o procesador de alimentos, haga un pure con los tomates, la cebolla, el ajo, y el cilantro.
4. En una cacerola grande, hierva la mezcla de tomates y el caldo de pollo. Cocine por 15-20 minutos. Revuelva una o dos veces. Añada la hoja de epazote y caliente por otros 5 minutos.
5. Antes de servir, puede añadirle unas hojuelas de chile seco, a gusto. Las tortillas las puede agregar en este momento o según va consumiendo la sopa. Adorne cada plato con 1 cda de queso rallado.

Intercambios

1 Almidón 2 Vegetal
1 Grasa

Calorías . . . . . . . . . . . . . .190
Calorías de la Grasa . . . .59
Grasa Total . . . . . . . . . . . . .7g
Grasa Saturada . . . . . . . . .1g
Colesterol . . . . . . . . . . . . .11mg
Sodio . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 529mg
Carbohidrato . . . . . . . . . . 27g
Fibra Dietética . . . . . . . . . . 4g
Azúcares . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6g
Proteína . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8g

Categories: Food, Health sciences | Tags: Recipe, Diabetes