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HIgh Country Baking: Chewy butter pecan bars

September 25, 2019

High elevation makes cookies spread in the pan, cakes fall, and few baked goods turn out as they do at sea level. This twice-monthly column presents recipes and tips that make baking in the mountains...


Home Cooking: 30-minute weeknight dinners

September 18, 2019

These three dinners have one thing in common — they were created at the end of a long day when I had little energy to cook but still wanted a “real” meal. I’ve provided shortcuts...


Opinion | Morgan Liddick: When we can no longer talk

September 16, 2019

“(He) is ignorant, passionate, hypocritical, corrupt, and easily swayed by the basest men who surround him.” No, it’s not the New York Times talking about Donald Trump, although the language is eerily similar. The comment...










Biff America: When kids are collateral damage

June 16, 2019

Sometimes you will see someone and get the feeling that, given the chance, you and that person would be friends. That was not the case with the woman wearing the lavender sweatsuit. Actually, calling it...






Opinion | Morgan Liddick: When is LGBTQ equality tyranny?

June 10, 2019

What are House Democrats up to when they’re not stockpiling torches and pitchforks to use in the upcoming Bill Barr/Donald Trump impeachment doubleheader? Today’s lesson in duplicitous lawmaking and special interest pandering is a bill...


Lark Ascending: Timpano, an elaborate Italian dish

June 10, 2019

I like to cook. But I tend to stick to the tried-and-true comfort foods that I am familiar with: roast chicken with rosemary and garlic, spaghetti with a tomato sauce that is mostly butter. I...


Opinion | Biff America: Blowing a presidential fuse

June 8, 2019

I’m guessing I wasn’t the only one who thought the term was “Electrical College.” This was years ago when I thought the Department of Labor studied the birth rate. Even back then, I knew it...


Walking Our Faith: When the spirit moves us

June 7, 2019

Mom doesn’t always call on a Sunday afternoon, so when she does, I know she has something on her mind. Last Sunday was no exception. At the end of her Sunday service, they sang an...