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Alumna Prudence Sloane to host new WHUS cooking show
September 29, 1997

Culinary educator Prudence Sloane will host a new radio show Radio Cookbook on WHUS, Storrs 91.7 FM every second and fourth Thursday of the month at 5 p.m. The show will cover food news, events, facts, stories, how-to's, entertaining, and recipes, and will include call-in questions, discussions and interviews. Upcoming shows include matching beer with food, culinary careers, and an interview, cookbook signing and dessert tasting with Melanie Barnard, Carole Peck and Susan Purdy. Sloane invites people to send in food questions, events and stories to discuss and announce over the air. Send inquiries to Radio Cookbook, WHUS, Box U-8R Storrs, CT 06269-3008.

Graham O'Connor, a junior majoring in English, is the engineer, assistant producer and occasional co-host.

Sloane, who graduated from UConn in 1980, is a blue ribbon graduate of Peter Kump's New York Cooking School. She owns and directs her own cooking school in Hampton, and is a food stylist and kitchen designer.