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Local Food Journey

Pesto Pizza

Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/30 at 10:46 AM

It seems like just yesterday that we planted our first garden of peppers, tomatoes, and herbs. But now, in late August, the tomato vines are browning and the basil leaves are wilting.

Before our backyard trees turn shades of auburn and gold, we celebrated the end of summer with pesto pizza.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Football Schedule

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/30 at 07:47 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones previews the tough schedule Penn State has in store for the 2010 season.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Offensive Line Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/27 at 09:18 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions previews the season ahead for the Penn State offensive line.

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Local Food Journey

A Market Dictionary

Posted by James Gherardi on 08/27 at 08:34 AM

Today we are faced with a laundry list of considerations when shopping at the market. Is this an organic apple? Does it come from a sustainable farm? Is this beef from grass-fed cattle, and are these eggs from free-range poultry?

In an attempt to simplify the elusive terminology of the farming world, we have created a what’s what of words and phrases to make your local eating experience a more informed one.

The following ten terms are the most important ones to consider when browsing markets and buying from local farmers.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Wide Receiver Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/26 at 08:08 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones previews the season ahead for the Penn State wide receivers

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Food and Wine

Wine to Taste and Wine to Showcase

Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/25 at 12:37 PM

Taste over 200 wines from around the world. Learn the simple science of food and wine pairing. And purchase fine, local works of art. WPSU’s Second Annual Wine Celebration has something for everyone.

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Local Food Journey

Sautéed Pepper and Onion Pasta

Posted by Michele Frank on 08/25 at 11:34 AM

Here is a quick and easy pasta salad, perfect for the summer to fall transition time. It can be served either hot or cold and pairs well with heavy wheat beer.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Defensive Line Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/25 at 07:49 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones previews the season ahead for the Penn State defensive line.

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Local Food Journey

No-Knead Bread

Posted by Emily Wiley on 08/24 at 11:40 AM

We don’t buy grocery store cookies or cakes (with the exception of peanut butter pie from Wegmans), so why have we settled for bagged bread for so long?

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Sports

2010 Penn State Defensive Backs Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/24 at 07:26 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones previews the season ahead for the defensive backs.

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Local Food Journey

Keep it Clean, Keep it Cold

Posted by Chris Raines on 08/23 at 10:55 AM

The first rule of food safety is “keep it clean.” In a close second to that basic food safety tenet is “keep it cold.”

The principles of safe food handling haven’t changed much from the basics my great-grandmother taught my mother. Those tips that were passed down from a 1900 southern Missouri homestead came from a simpler time, before the modern efficiencies of modern agriculture (and their unfortunate associated skepticism) were known.

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Classical Music Radio

Altoona Symphony Season Preview on WPSU-FM

Posted by Kristine A. on 08/23 at 10:24 AM

Brooke Welsh, Executive Director of the Altoona Symphony joins us for a look ahead to the upcoming season of concerts by the Altoona Symphony Friday, August 27th at 12 noon on WPSU-FM.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Running Backs Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 08/23 at 07:50 AM

Voice of the Nittany Lions, Steve Jones previews the season ahead at the running backs position.

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Sports

2010 Penn State Linebackers preview

Posted by Steve Jones on 08/20 at 07:41 AM

A preview of the linebackers

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Sports

2010 Penn State Quarterback Preview

Posted by Steve Jones on 08/19 at 03:30 PM

Voice of the Nittany Lions Steve Jones gives his preseason preview of the Nittany Lion quarterbacks.

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