Lifestyle Columns

Garden Variety: Respect your elderberries

Late summer is the season for elderberries, a native fruit that is as overlooked as pawpaws and gooseberries despite its health benefits and ease of cultivation. Look for them now and over the next several weeks at local markets or consider planting them for your own enjoyment in future ...

Style Scout: Kate Hartland

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2015/jul/28/294770/Name: Kate HartlandAge: 20Relationship status: SingleHometown: PhoenixTime in Lawrence: Two yearsOccupation: Student, blogger, employee at Urban OutfittersDream job: I want Eva Chen's job at Instagram (head of fashion partnerships).Whom do ...

Style Scout: Mark Maiden

http://www.lawrence.com/photos/2015/jul/29/294787/Name: Mark MaidenAge: 20Relationship status: HopefulHometown: Overland ParkTime in Lawrence: Since August 2013Occupation: Desk assistant at the Office of Multicultural AffairsDream job: I want to be a contributing writer for the Web mag Everyday ...

Farm Fresh Challenge encourages county residents to eat local food

LiveWell Lawrence challenges residents to eat local for the month of August with the Farm Fresh Challenge. Shoppers, eaters and cooks have their own ways to meet the challenge, and there's even an "Adventurer" category in which participants can meet the local food challenge in their own way ...

Bite Sighs: A fruity summer upside-down cake

Summer means warm weather, cold drinks, and all kinds of amazing fruit. Why not take advantage of some of those naturally sweet treats by baking up a dessert that features locally grown fruit? And, you know, evilly delicious fattening stuff. For this cake, we take the classic brown sugar and ...

Off the Beaten Plate: Tempeh Parmesan at Yello Sub

For a sandwich modeled after chicken Parmesan that doesn't actually contain any animal protein, Yello Sub's Tempeh Parmesan offers a surprisingly meaty taste and texture. It's got all the components of the classic Italian-American dish — marinara sauce, plus melted provolone and Parmesan ...