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The Ten Dollar Solution

Posted by Harrison's Fresh + Local on 11/29 at 03:18 PM

Pennsylvania Buy Fresh Buy Local has proposed an interesting Ten Dollar Solution that we would like to share and encourage all Local Food Journey readers to consider supporting.

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New Music Video “Wake Me Up” by Ryan Tennis

Posted by Devin Weakland on 11/28 at 03:04 PM

Acoustic folk musician and Philadelphia native Ryan Tennis has recently released a music video of his song “Wake me Up” from his latest album Goodbye to the Ground.

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Penn State Regular Season Recap

Posted by Joe Chuba on 11/28 at 09:07 AM

Nittany Lion play-by-play voice Steve Jones on the end Penn State’s regular season as it looks ahead to bowl selection.

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Turkey Croquettes

Posted by Steve Spanelli on 11/25 at 02:55 PM

Most of us will admit that one of the best parts of Thanksgiving is the leftovers. Here is a favorite recipe for creating another delicious meal from the turkey that might be left on the platter at the end of your annual feast.

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Turkey with Marsala Gravy over Rosemary Belgian Waffles

Posted by Kristin Camplese on 11/25 at 08:00 AM

Looking for a tasty way to use those Thanksgiving turkey leftovers? This dish takes a savory, rosemary-infused Belgian Waffle and tops it with turkey stewed in marsala-laced and butter-rich gravy.

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First National Thanksgiving and York County Filling

Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 11/22 at 02:35 PM

I grew up in York, PA. Christmas and Easter were at my grandma’s, but Thanksgiving was at my parents’ house. There was typically a crowd of 12-15 relatives, but it always felt to me, as a kid, like 50 people because my childhood home is pretty small.

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Sweet Potato and Apple Soup

Posted by Emily Wiley on 11/21 at 02:31 PM

This thick and creamy soup is full of some of the season’s best flavors and would make any Thanksgiving table a more festive one.

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Penn State vs Wisconsin Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 11/21 at 11:46 AM

Nittany Lion play-by-play voice Steve Jones analyses Penn State’s win over Ohio State and previews the showdown for the leaders crown.

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra Plays Bryce Jordan Center Tonight

Posted by Pat Baxter on 11/18 at 03:41 PM

In what has become something of a winter holiday tradition, the prog-rock Trans-Siberian Orchestra (TSO) is making its way across the United States to the delight of millions.  Tonight (11/18), they bring their pyrotechnics to the Bryce Jordan Center in State College, PA at 8:00PM.

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Countdown to Thanksgiving

Posted by Emily Wiley on 11/18 at 01:17 PM

Less than a week to go until Thanksgiving Day—a holiday created for foodies! What do you plan to place on your table this year? Check back next week for some of our favorite recipes and ideas to take care of those turkey leftovers. Until then, take advantage of holiday specials offered by some of your favorite local shops.

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Sowing the Seeds of a Great Marriage

Posted by Jamie Oberdick on 11/16 at 09:00 AM

Going to go a bit off-topic here, but I had to share this story with everyone who reads this blog. Gardening is something that often is done together by couples and who knows how many relationships are sparked at a plant sale or garden center. However, gardening is not really thought of something as romantic, per se.

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Fall Garlic Fun on the Farm

Posted by James Eisenstein on 11/14 at 09:00 AM

It is now late fall on the farm, and the last vegetables have been harvested. Time to sit by the fire, do our nails, and dream of spring, right? Yes? Shows how much you know about life on an organic vegetable farm.

Now is the time to plant next year’s garlic. Notice the nifty planting grid our intrepid intern Hannah is using to make sure the cloves are properly spaced. If you squint and look at the front of the wooden form, you’ll discover both some intact garlic bulbs and some individual cloves ready to stick into the soil. 

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Penn State vs Ohio State Preview

Posted by Joe Chuba on 11/14 at 08:27 AM

Nittany Lion play-by-play voice Steve Jones previews the cross state showdown between Penn State and Ohio State.

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Live Local Music

Artist to Watch: Childish Gambino

Posted by Lindsay Carolla on 11/10 at 02:26 PM

Childish Gambino is a truly unprecedented lyrical genius. He’s better known as Donald Glover, a 28-year-old television star and comedian, but with the release of his first hip-hop album Sick Boi in 2008, it was clear his music career was no joke.

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