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Red velvet trifle for Valentine’s Day

Tomorrow is Valentine's Day, and I thought I'd make a special dessert for my family. I've already got tomorrow's dinner prepared -- lasagna. I'll also make my take on a Caprese salad, and of course, garlic bread. So for dessert, I'm planning to make a red velvet ... Continue reading

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Meatless Monday recipe of the week: Jambalasta

Does the snow have you out of sorts? Make you want to hide in bed, only to come out for some warm nourishment — oatmeal, soup, tea? This dinner is absolutely perfect for this particular Meatless Monday, provided you actually will yourself to the store if you ... Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day cad

Don’t think me a hater, but … I abhor Valentine’s Day. Abohrers gonna abhor. It’s not a reflection on my sweetie, mind you. I so do not abhor her (abher?). In fact, I’m rather fond of her. My loathing is directed instead at the holiday itself, a ... Continue reading

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February 13th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

With the snow falling, accidents started early this morning. The first was just after 2:15 a.m., in the 1700 block of Louisiana Street. Deputies responded on another non-injury accident which reportedly involved a vehicle on its side off of the roadway on Highway 24 northwest of Midland ... Continue reading

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Saturday/Sunday recap: Markieff Morris sets career-high in points; Paul Pierce plays some ‘D’

- **Paul Pierce** (Boston Celtics) didn’t have an [All-Star-caliber][1] Sunday (9 points, one rebound, two assists in 36 minutes), but his teammates (Rajon Rondo: 32-10-15 triple-double) picked up the slack and the Celtics beat the Chicago Bulls, 95-91. Pierce did not attempt a free throw for the ... Continue reading

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Trying to explain K-State’s .500 Big 12 record; plus, two very different predictions for Monday’s game

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Kansas State on Monday night at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. Tom, why isn’t Kansas State better than a .500 Big 12 team? **Tom Keegan:** For one thing, the Wildcats’ backcourt is flawed. Will ... Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day cookie decorating 101

It's no secret that I'm not much of a baker. I'm a goddess of [cake mixes][1], ice cream parfaits, [roasted pears][2] and other "fake out" desserts. One of the few things I do well is make cookies, and even then, I only have a handful of go-to ... Continue reading

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Swampyville’s - The Middle East has never been about Democracy!

Swampyville's - Reading between the Lines! The Middle East has never been about Democracy! Syria! Is the current Syrian "Tyrannical" Government getting their payback for not joining the Global (IN) Crowd? THAT WILL "LEARN YA - DERN YA"! Iraq, Afghanistan, Egypt, Libya, and now Syria. I'm assuming ... Continue reading

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Tips for Your Stock Pile and a Few Grocery Deals

One of the concepts that I repeat time and again is that of creating a grocery stock pile. As I've said before, a stock pile does not need to be a thing of epic proportions, just a few extra of the things you use the most. Having ... Continue reading

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February 12th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

A fairly normal Sunday morning in Douglas County. Police conducted a few vehicle stops, and responded on a couple burglary alarms. Police in Lawrence responded on six disturbances. A total of three arrests were made related to disturbances. Two of the arrests are reportedly for Aggravated Assault, ... Continue reading

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What is the Matter with Kansas – No Kansas Liberals - Round 4?

I lied – oops will that get me “disappeared”? I found when I started to write the last part of my puzzle that it would be too long. So I will insert round 4. The focus of this blog is to summarize many of the blogs that ... Continue reading

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Thursday/Friday recap: Paul Pierce an All-Star again; checking in on other KU pros

- A night after falling in overtime to the Los Angeles Lakers, **Paul Pierce** and the Boston Celtics didn’t fare much better in an 86-74 loss to the Toronto Raptors. Pierce, a newly named Eastern Conference All-Star (see below), scored just 12 points in 35 minutes on ... Continue reading

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Prep Appraisals — Firebirds Swept at Olathe South

If the Sunflower League had a television network, Friday night's girls basketball game between Free State and Olathe South would be an instant classic. Free State nearly made program history, but the Firebirds' winless streak against O-South continued when [Megan Balcom hit a three at the buzzer ... Continue reading

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February 11th Early Morning Law Enforcement & Fire/Medical wrap up

After 2 a.m., Lawrence Police responded on a total of eight disturbances, one of which was reported to have involved a weapon. A couple minor injuries were reported throughout the morning. A person was arrested related to one of the incidents for damaging some property. Police were ... Continue reading

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Le’Bryan Nash, goofy cowboy hats and possible reasons for Oklahoma State’s inconsistency

**Jesse Newell:** Welcome back to the GameDay Cram Session, as Kansas is taking on Oklahoma State on Saturday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. Oklahoma State's Le'Bryan Nash, the 6-foot-7 freshman forward from Dallas, dropped 27 points in a seven-point victory against Missouri. Kansas was in on him until ... Continue reading

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What is the Matter with Kansas – no Kansas Liberals- Round 3?

Time to look at regulatory impacts on families with incomes in the upper half of the middle class. We are all aware (or should be) that the EPA is releasing new carbon (and other pollutants) generation regulation. The EPA estimates that the costs of those will be ... Continue reading

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The Jayhawks’ Down Year

I have always admired Bill Self and I consider him a great college basketball coach. We all know he is a terrific recruiter and one of the best coaches roaming the sidelines. Coach Self though, did suffer through one of his worst recruiting seasons of his career ... Continue reading

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Pachamama’s pastry chef nominated in “Food and Wine Magazine” contest

Think Molten Brown Sugar Cake with Cranberries and Pecans sounds tasty? How about Fresh Ginger Cake or Caramelized Mango Rum Pie? Major YUM, right? Those desserts are all currently on the menu at Pachamama's, 800 N.H. And they're also Juan Carlos "Jay" Tovar-Ballagh's ticket to a bit ... Continue reading

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Underworld: Awakening

Sometimes there are movies out there we just like for no apparent reason. They aren’t award winners or technically great but we just like them anyway. I have always loved the Underworld series, even the one that didn’t star Kate Beckinsale. I’m a sucker for vampire lore ... Continue reading

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When parents discover Facebook

This video of a dad publicly shaming his daughter is making the rounds. After she unleashed a litany of complaints about her life - mainly about her chores - mixed in a with a few choice four-letter words, her dad took to YouTube to rebut her claims. ... Continue reading

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