Quinoa newbie

I'm trying to eat clean(er). At first, I wasn't sure what this meant, entirely. And frankly, I still don't, so I'm making it up as ...

Healthy doughnuts, part 2

When I last wrote about doughnuts, I told you I was really, really trying not to make doughnut making a “thing” for me. I’d had ...

Morel mushrooms are a rare delight

While they’re deserving of their deeply savory and earthy reputation, morel mushrooms — which have a short season in mid-spring in Kansas — are all but impossible to grow yourself. In order to get a basket full, you either have to know how to forage for them or know someone else who does.

Bite Sighs: Cinnamon rolls with a twist

When my friend Angie asked for a King cake last month, I was happy to oblige. I found an excellent recipe online, made the cake and was immediately addicted. Since my daily carb limit doesn’t include huge portions of cake, I decided to have a go at adapting the recipe to something smaller. Turns out, it lends itself perfectly to cinnamon rolls.

Four left for the Farmers' Ball finals

At the Bottleneck on Saturday night, eight local gems put on a battle of bands show of sorts for the Farmers' Ball semifinals, competing for ...

KU student's 'Watchmen: Midnight' fanedit one-ups original

Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ groundbreaking 1987 book “Watchmen” was the only graphic novel to appear on Time’s 2005 “All-Time Greatest Novels” list. It pushed ...

Looking Forward: April 17-23

JabberJosh A two-piece, Sam and Will Gunnerson make up the fuzz punk JabberJosh. They rocks a heavier sound than most two can produce alone, Sam ...

Get to know the Farmers' Ball semi-finalists

From 60 local band submissions, whittled down to 16 by KJHK/SUA committee members, and sliced in half by the community through online voting, eight bands will go head-to-head this Saturday, April 19 at The Bottleneck, at 8 p.m. This is the 20th year of this battle of the local/regional bands. It’s the second year the two organizations have been able to offer monetary prizes: the top reward being $2,000 and runner up receiving $1,000.

The Fashion Column Twins: The best Easter dresses

Easter is right around the corner, but don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time for you to find that perfect dress.

Style Scout: Graham Ray

Tell us a secret: I was on a museum brochure when I was 4 years old with my dad, and he was wearing a mullet.

Style Scout: Ursula Rothrock

What would you like to see more or less of in Lawrence? More cheap but authentic and good-quality tacos. Less stabbings.

Mrs. Mass.: Po' boys? Oh boy!

According to Terrebonne, a po’ boy is a long sandwich on French bread, typically containing a spicy mayonnaise and fried seafood, but can be made with about anything you can think of. If this description sounds mouth-wateringly delicious to you, then rest assured your taste buds know what’s up.

Fix-It Chick: How to eradicate wild onions from your yard

If your lawn is filled with tufts of bright-green, waxy, smelly foliage, it may be time to get out the shovel and start digging. Wild onions are invasive plants, spreading year to year both from seed and bulb. A multi-tiered plan of action is the best way to eradicate wild onions.

Garden Variety: It's time for asparagus

Asparagus is one of those vegetables where freshness is incredibly important. If you have never eaten asparagus fresh out of the garden, try it. It may convince you to grow some of your own.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Nightmare on Massachusetts Street at Ingredient

It may not be an eating challenge, but this is one big burger. Finishing the whole thing could be nightmarish for some.

Photographer Mark Klett to deliver two lectures this week

Renowned photographer Mark Klett will be speaking on his collection of work at two events at Kansas University this week. The first is a Hallmark Symposium Lecture at the Spencer Museum of Art today.

Review: Strong performances, direction make 'Gatsby' a must-see

An American classic comes to life on the Theatre Lawrence stage in Simon Levy’s adaptation of “The Great Gatsby.” Strong performances, sure-handed direction, and clever ...

A 'living room' concert experience with Mates of State

For those of you who bummed out on the couch last night because Miley Cyrus ended up hospitalized in Kansas City instead of onstage at ...

Delicious/Nutritious: Bringing leeks out of hiding

My plan for this round of Delicious/Nutritious was to find some way to present our chosen ingredient for April — leeks — in a way where you could actually see them.

She is Kawehi: One-woman band becomes Internet sensation

If you frequent this ol’ thing called the Internet, you've probably stumbled across the virality of Lawrence’s own one-woman band Kawehi, who has just within the last month managed to get the attention of publications like Esquire, Elle, The Huffington Post and Spin — not to mention even more websites — with the video release of a casual practice-run of a song cover.

Indian tacos raise money, fill bellies at church's monthly sale

Monthly Indian taco sales have been a tradition for more than 30 years at the Lawrence Indian United Methodist Church. Not only do they help the church raise needed funds, they give locals a chance to indulge in an Indian specialty rarely found on restaurant menus. By Sara Shepherd

Woman versus food: taking on Lawrence's intense food challenges

Nadia Imafidon takes on the "Everest Challenge" at 23rd Street Brewery. That’s four hamburger patties, Swiss, cheddar, bacon, fried eggs, fried pickles, onion rings, lettuce, tomatoes, onions and wing sauce.

Sip up a barrel-aged Manhattan

One of the best parts of spring is gathering on a back porch with friends on warm evenings and enjoying a round of cocktails. For ease of both pouring and drinking, one of our new favorite drinks to enjoy in such fashion is a barrel-aged Manhattan.

Events happening at your favorited places and shows from your favorited bands. (You'll see if any of your dot comrades are going, too.)