Elk Creek Café + Aleworks in Millheim

Elk Creek Café + Aleworks in Millheim

Overall, I am a typical Penn State student. I drink the beer that is on tap and on special. I’m so used to drinking the cheap stuff that I’m intimidated by craft brews. Also, because I come from a wine drinking family, I have limited experience with beer. Yet I was intrigued by the allure of Elk Creek Café + Alehouse, and so I traveled with my boyfriend 30 minutes to Millheim in pursuit of something other than Bud Light.

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{name} Posted by Michele Frank on 09/15, 2010 at 09:20 PM

Tags: restaurant | beer |

Okra Hash with Spicy Sausage

Okra Hash with Spicy Sausage

Some folks are intimidated by okra, most likely due to its foreign origin and slimy texture. Before creating this recipe, I had only eaten fried okra, and, admittedly, it was not on the top of my list to eat again. But I wanted to give the vegetable a second chance.

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{name} Posted by Michele Frank on 09/14, 2010 at 09:56 AM

Tags: recipe | summer | fall | okra | meat |

The Cheese Shoppe in State College

The Cheese Shoppe in State College

The Cheese Shoppe in State College offers more than coffee and conversation. Listen to Owner Bill Clarke share the history of the shop and meet some of the regulars.

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{name} Posted by James Gherardi on 09/10, 2010 at 03:56 PM

Tags: restaurant | coffee |

The Garden in Centre Hall

The Garden in Centre Hall

Last Sunday afternoon, while driving along unfamiliar roads in Centre Hall, my parents and I stumbled upon “The Garden.” Though small, this shed off of Old Fort Road was packed with the summer’s final fresh produce. There were shelves of jams and jellies, fresh packed dill pickles and beets, salsas and jarred tomatoes. The options were boundless; which is often rare for a roadside farm stand of this size.

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{name} Posted by James Gherardi on 09/09, 2010 at 11:12 AM

Tags: summer | farm |

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