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Off the Beaten Plate: Sausage Pie at Daylight Donuts

Kind of like a jelly doughnut’s strange, savory cousin.

Style Scout: Emma Bayless

Tell us a secret: I’ve watched “The Notebook” every day for the last 10 days. Sometimes twice a day... Embarrassing!

Style Scout: Cameron Gentry Iturri-Carpenter

What would you like to see more or less of in Lawrence? More murals and beautiful art on the side of buildings.

The Fashion Column Twins: Fall denim preview

Fall is all about the denim. Everyone should have a great assortment of denim for building a stylish fall wardrobe. It’s usually the foundation to any outfit, so you’re going to need options.

Cooking From Scratch: Preserving tomatoes

A jar of preserved tomatoes is a wondrous thing. It carries the overabundance of summer into winter, and with a few tucked away in your pantry you can have a homemade dinner on the table in the time it takes to cook spaghetti.

Fix-It Chick: Replace a Delta Monitor shower cartridge

Replacing the cartridge on your Delta Monitor single handle shower faucet is a simple and affordable way to eliminate annoying leaks, drips and a host of other problems.

Garden Variety: The root of the problem

When tree roots push above the soil surface, they can make it difficult to maintain a lawn or other groundcover. But chopping them out, piling mounds of soil over them, or shaving off the tops of the roots can impair the livelihood of the tree. To get trees and lawns (or other plants) to coexist, the best solution is to understand what is causing the problem in the first place.

Megan on the Move: Learning to let it go

“There is a huge amount of freedom that comes to you when you take nothing personally.” — Miguel Ruiz

Home Style: Getting your decor in touch with nature

Here’s a simple home-decorating plan: Spend a lot of time outdoors, connect with your surrounding by noticing and collecting natural pieces along the way, arrange those items around your home in a way that feels good.

Kawehi shares about life since viral cover, excitement to play in Lawrence

For some Lawrencians, Kawehi came out of the woodwork. Vimeo selected her cover of Nirvana’s “Heart-Shaped Box” as a staff pick and suddenly everyone (Esquire, ...

Lamb chops, who knew?

I've been in a cooking rut for oh, say, four years. Part of that is my fault and is directly linked to "I am too ...

Chocolate zucchini muffins for the lunchbox

I’ve started making the kiddo’s lunches for kindergarten, and, as any parent (or just anyone who has ever packed a sack lunch) knows, it’s sometimes ...

Food trucks multiplying, driving for more freedom in Lawrence

Lawrence’s food truck population has tripled this year (from one to three!), and interest in them is growing, too. In case you missed the smattering ...

Why the Blu-ray format is essential to film literacy, and a local 'Triumph'

At no other time in the last hundred years have there been more movies available to the general public as there are right now. Thanks ...

OILS to release rainbow record; party this weekend

For its first 7-inch record release, OILS has a unique piece of art in store for consumers. The sleeve itself, designed by local artist Jason ...

Looking Forward: Busking, art-punk and picking acts

Live music acts at Busker Fest The Lawrence Busker Festival has many live music offerings lined up this weekend no matter what your feel may ...

Mad for midcentury modern: the retro room makeover

Characterized by simplicity, clean lines and sleek form, midcentury modern is considered the edited interior design style; its key motto is “less is more.” Here is some decorating advice from some experts of the style.

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Off the Beaten Plate: Thousand year egg at Panda and Plum Garden

This Chinese treat looks like a 1,000-year-old hard-boiled egg. It doesn’t taste THAT old — but it sure doesn’t taste new.

Critter Buzz: The dreaded nail trim

Nothing strikes fear in the hearts of pet owners more than THE DREADED NAIL TRIM. It is a necessary but often terrifying event in which both pet and owner wage a battle of wills that frequently results in hurt feelings, wounded pride and physical trauma.

Style Scout: Treet Alan Ward

Describe your style: It’s probably the same things I have been wearing since sixth or seventh grade: band T-shirts and either jeans or cargo shorts. I am not as fashionable as I appear to be!

6 next-generation food icons, plus ghosts of Lawrence food wonders past

In the years it takes food icons to build their fame, countless other menu items will be 86’ed for good. But every icon has to start somewhere, right? Rookie food players, this week’s list is for you.

Garden Variety: Tougher poison ivy

Can poison ivy really get any worse? For gardeners and outdoor enthusiasts who regularly encounter poison ivy, the rumors that the plant is becoming more abundant are starting to look true.

Top 10 wonders of the Lawrence food world

What are the top 10 wonders of the Lawrence food world — our city’s most iconic, most delicious, most notorious, must-have, can’t-miss, original-to-us menu items? Here's our list.

Behind the Lens: Is a broken camera worth repairing?

You basically have two choices for repairing a camera: mail the broken equipment to the manufacturer or start shopping for a replacement.

New charcuterie goes nose to tail at 19th and Massachusetts

In a land where “processed meat” is synonymous with yellow plastic-clad bologna in a giant supermarket, the version at Hank Charcuterie may surprise. Lamb sausage, chorizo, duck liver pate, ham hock rillette and hand-cut bacon fill Hank’s meat counter. Each is processed by hand within eyeshot of the cash register, from butchering a whole animal to packaging the products made from it — all of it. By Sara Shepherd

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