Opinion: Whatever happened to simple, slow food in the climate debate? | 2021-04-16

“Don’t eat anything your great grandmother wouldn’t recognize as food.”  So said Michael Pollan in a widely quoted and rarely followed bit of advice. “Eat local” says, well, almost everybody.  Food should be simple, unprocessed, and eaten close to where it was produced.  Everybody from the National Institute of Health to the nation’s editorial pages have waged a full scale assault on processed food for a generation.  Listen to academia on the subject:

“You’re introducing ingredients that shouldn’t be there in the first place, that don’t naturally exist in food and instead are brought in purely by human preparation,” says

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Chew This! The Perfect Chocolate Frosting | Opinion

My Grandma Barbra celebrated her 80th birthday a few years ago and for her birthday I wanted to make her one of her favorite cakes from childhood. She had talked about a yellow cake with chocolate frosting that her mother, Lulu, used to make for her when she was a little girl. She said it was the “best cake” she had ever had and that it was one of her fondest memories from childhood. As I was planning to make her cake, I took that story into consideration and decided to make it for her.

Yellow cake with chocolate frosting.

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The best warm weather spots in to enjoy in State College | Column | Columns | Opinion | Daily Collegian

With warmer weather returning to State College this week, and a wellness day Thursday, it is a great time to get outside and enjoy the sunshine.

For myself, I welcome the warmer weather returning, as the frigid wind chill and countless snow storms have forced me to remain inside my apartment for a bulk of this semester thus far.

With only so many places to go with cold weather (grocery store, library, etc.), I have gotten a little stir crazy in my bedroom.

As the temperature is set to reach the mid-60s this week, I plan on taking this as

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