Jamie Cortez

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Slow Cooker French Toast Is the Laid Back Way to Feed Your Friends a Fancy Brunch | MyRecipes

Just as wide leg pants and hair parted down the middle have made a comeback in the last few years, so has another 1970s gem: the slow cooker. In the …

Koko The Gorilla Has A Ball Playing Flea’s Bass Guitar

Koko the gorilla has been kicking around forever. She’s been in the public conscience for so long that they made jokes about her on <i>Seinfeld</i>. She got a kitten in the ‘80s. Koko is 45 now, but the gorilla who gained fame for her acumen with American Sign Language is still picking up new skills. …

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

<i>This dark chocolate cream pie recipe was carefully concocted to rely on less sugar than the typical chocolate cream pie of our childhood, resulting</i> …

Dessert

23 Photos That Prove That Hairless Kittens Are Adorable Little Aliens

They're out-of-this-world cute.

Cute

People Keep Sharing This Heartbreaking Comic About The Love Between A Dog And Owner

Here come the tears.<p>"The person was writing about a note they had received from a veterinarian's office after they had to put their dog down. The note basically said, 'Don't ever forget you were responsible for giving your dog a great life,'" he said.<p>"The post was very emotional and really stuck …

Pets

Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Onion, and Garlic Recipe

"This is a family favorite that is put into every cookbook for my kids when they move out and get married. It is a beautiful dish with many colors …

Sweet dog refuses to leave the hospital where his owner died

This dog was truly one man's best friend.<p>Since his owner passed away eight months ago at Ruth Cardoso Hospital in Santa Catarina, Brazil, sweet pup, …

Stirring 'Gleason' documents an unsentimental embrace of life, but you'll still cry

Get out your handkerchiefs.<p>Odds are high that you'll be <i>verklempt</i> through much of the running time of "Gleason," but those tears and the lump in your throat won't merely be expressions of sorrow. As Steve Gleason, the extraordinary man at the center of the documentary, acknowledges at one point, his …

New Orleans Saints

Death by Chocolate Zucchini Bread Is the Healthiest Way to Get Your Extreme Chocolate Fix

Double the chocolate, double the fun.<p>If you see leftover bananas and immediately think "Banana bread," you might be overlooking something when you see the boatload of zucchini being sold at supermarkets right now. I make banana bread at least once a month during the year, but I put that habit on …

Parents Try to Get Toddler to Say "Mama," But Brilliant Dog Says It First

You've got some pretty big paws to fill, little guy.<p>Don't you hate it when your dog beats you in developmental milestones?<p>A video posted on YouTube by user Sam Giovanini is currently making the rounds online — it's amassed more than half a million views already — all because one tiny tot is …

Why Summer Rolls Are The Perfect Healthy Snack

Healthy, delicious, and refreshing, summer rolls are about to become your new favorite warm-weather treat<p>This healthy bite only <i>looks</i> fancy and …

This Mason Jar Hack Is The Secret To Perfect Eggs

Mason jars: Not just for rustic-chic weddings anymore!<p>Admit it: You went <i>hard</i> stocking up on mason jars within minutes of getting a Pinterest account (They're great for backyard cocktails! And as vases at barnyard-chic weddings! And for making overnight oats, bulky Tupperware be damned!). But now …

Annual trashing of Pittsburgh by Kenny Chesney fans breaks tonnage record

More than <b>48 tons</b> of trash were left by fans of Kenny Chesney attending a concert this week in Pittsburgh—something of a tradition for the country …

Kitten Makes Daring Escape To Visit Excited Next-Door Neighbor Puppy

A teeny kitten at the the JoLinn Pet House in Taiwan was so eager to visit her sausage-shaped neighbor that she (or he) scaled the enclosure to see …

Bulldog and fish caught repeatedly smooching in the koi pond

Whether you swim or you bark, love is love.<p>An eight-year-old French Bulldog named Daisy has her very own FWB (fish with benefits.) She is frequently …

Beer Can Cabbage Is the Ultimate Grilled Vegetable

Beer can chicken is a grilling season staple, but now there’s a new beer-steamed entree in town, and it is the hearty cabbage. Sure, it’s a great …

3 Easy Ways To Poach An Egg

<i>For Bon Appétit, by Jill Baughman.</i><p>Credit: Alex Lau<p>For many of you brunch lovers out there, <b>eggs are best when poached</b>. You can stop arguing about the best method; everyone's a winner here. <b>Carla Lalli Music</b>, food director at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, demonstrates <i>three</i> to make perfect poached eggs.<p>Obviously, to …

How to Build a Sleek Outdoor Sofa for Cheap

Buying pre-made outdoor patio furniture can be expensive, but this DIY outdoor sofa can be made in a day using basic supplies from your home store.<p>There's nothing better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on patio sofa, but pre-made patio furniture is anything but cheap. Still, don't let …

Packable Power Salads

Step 3<p>Arrange 1 cup spinach in each of 4 quart-size containers. Top each serving with 1/4 cup blueberries, 1/4 cup tomato, 1 1/2 teaspoons sunflower …

Bundt Cake

From a reverse marble bundt cake to a version featuring applesauce and chocolate chips, here are some amazing recipes to follow when looking to bake …

23 High-Protein Breakfasts to Keep You Full All Morning

Most of us have no problem getting in our daily dose of protein—in fact, we might be consuming even more of it than we need. But it turns out it's …

Breakfast

Ayesha Curry Subtweets LeBron’s ‘High Road’ Comments About Klay Thompson

Things are really getting interesting between the Cavs and Warriors heading into Game 5. First, on Sunday news broke that Draymond Green was going to be suspended for hitting LeBron James in Game 4. That was upgraded to a Flagrant Foul 1, pushing him into a mandatory suspension following his …

There’s an Awesome Way to Eat Avocados You Probably Haven’t Tried

Photo: Shutterstock.<p><b>Buying and consuming avocados requires way more effort than it should.</b> Buy them too hard, and you have to wait a week to slice …

Food

Last surviving 9/11 search dog Bretagne dies at age 16

The last surviving search dog that sniffed out Ground Zero for trapped survivors after the 9/11 terrorist attacks has died.<p>Bretagne, a 16-year-old …

Husky Blowing Bubbles Into Her Water Is Either Practicing Her Snorkeling Skills Or Is A Total Dingus

What’s a Husky to do when her parents refuse to move to Siberia so she can live out her legacy of snorting fresh snow? Learn to snorkel, of course! …

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

The Mediterranean diet has long been recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat. Eating a Mediterranean diet can help your …

Healthy Eating

Roasted Chickpeas - Two Spice Mixes

Introduction: Roasted Chickpeas - Two Spice Mixes<p>Many people snack on food that is unhealthy for them, I personally eat a lot of chips that are full …

30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we’ve compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …

Healthy Eating

Take It Slow Cooker: Sriracha, Lime, & Cilantro Corn on the Cob

Looking for the tastiest single-serving corn on the cob recipe for your upcoming BBQ or summer potluck? This sriracha, lime, and cilantro recipe is <i>exactly</i> what you’ve been seeking, and will earn you major accolades from hungry party-goers. It requires no grill and only about 10 minutes of your …

Cooking

Why increasing exercise and cutting carbs is a recipe for disaster

It’s a common tale. You want to lose weight and get fit, so you decide to work out more and cut calories, in particular all those starches — breads, rice, pasta and cereal — that we keep hearing are making us fat.<p>Except it doesn’t work. What gives?<p>Weight loss doesn’t always come down to calories in …

Nutrition