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Don't forget: Wolf Hamlin's "Hollywood Week" starts tonight on "American Idol"

Sarah Henning

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2012/jan/23/228642/ The time is here to be on the hunt for a wolf — Jason "Wolf" Hamlin, that is. The Eudora native made a splash a few weeks ago on the famous musical reality show "American Idol," wowing the judges and making it to the next round. That round, dubbed ...

Homemade pita chips: The perfect snack from the Super Bowl through March Madness

Sarah Henning

http://www.lawrence.com/users/shenning/photos/2012/feb/7/229610/ On Sunday, I imagine chances are you dipped a chip into something, be it salsa, bean dip, melted cheese or even hummus. The Super Bowl is one of those times when it's nearly impossible *not* to put out some sort of dip and dipper combination. My house is no ...

I know where you can get the perfect party bowl for Super Bowl Sunday: Souper Bowl Saturday

Sarah Henning

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2011/feb/05/207373/ I used to love the Super Bowl just for the big game nature of it. You know: the excitement, the sportsmanship, the FOOD. Now, I love it because it reminds me of a great fundraiser put on each year by the Lawrence Arts Center. If you've never been, the ...

Got a cranberry recipe? Share it to win a chance to be a VIP at NPR personality Susan Stamberg's library benefit

Sarah Henning

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2010/oct/14/200390/ National Public Radio's Susan Stamberg is famous as much for her on-point reporting as for a little story she first told in 1972. The story? One about [her mother-in-law’s cranberry relish][1] — Pepto-Bismol pink and described succinctly as “sounds terrible, but tastes terrific.” Now the folks at the Lawrence ...

"American Idol": Eudora's Jason "Wolf" Hamlin makes it to Hollywood!

Sarah Henning

America is waking up with a song in its heart this morning for Jason "Wolf" Hamlin. The 2005 Eudora High School grad made it to the Hollywood round of "American Idol" last night with his rendition of Johnny Cash's "Folsom Prison Blues." If you missed it, take a look at ...

A reason to watch American Idol Sunday: Eudora singer will appear

Sarah Henning

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2005/apr/18/56967/ According to sources at Eudora High School, 2005 grad Jason Hamlin (left, dressed as a pirate for prom back in his high school days in 2005) will be on American Idol this Sunday on FOX. Hamlin auditioned for the annual singing competition in San Diego and apparently gets air ...

Fun (and scary) food facts for your Friday

Sarah Henning

http://www2.ljworld.com/photos/2008/aug/28/154130/ The other day, I downloaded "25 Amazing Facts about Food" by Mike Adams and David Guiterrez of [NaturalNews.com][1]. It's a fun and free guide and the reporting looks pretty sound to me. Most of the 25 facts I already knew, like No. 8: peach pits are the basis for ...

Paula Deen cooks up disappointment with diabetes drug announcement

Sarah Henning

http://www.lawrence.com/users/shenning/photos/2012/jan/18/228412/ Usually, when I see Paula Deen's thousand-watt smile and Kewpie doll eyes I think of one thing: Butter. In an [amazingly memorable episode of "Iron Chef America"][1] the Southern cook teamed up with Cat Cora to take on Tyler Florence and Robert Irvine in "Battle: Sugar!" In the episode, ...

Immunity help in a glass (I hope)

Sarah Henning

http://www.lawrence.com/users/shenning/photos/2012/jan/17/228352/ For this week's food page, [I wrote about smoothies][1] — a drink for which my fandom never seems to wane. Which, of course you already know if you read this blog regularly. My story included a bunch of possibilities for great smoothies, depending on your health goals in the ...

Easy winter salad — no lettuce or tomato in sight

Sarah Henning

http://www.lawrence.com/users/shenning/photos/2012/jan/13/228188/ We had a great conversation yesterday about [being meatless in the Midwest][1]. Please, keep it up! I'd love to hear more suggestions on where to eat as a vegetarian in Lawrence. And, while you're munching on that, let's talk briefly about eating meatless at home, shall we? Salad is ...

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