Shannon Lowe

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The One Shortbread Cookie Recipe You Don't Want To Miss This Month

Photo, Roberto Caruso.<p>Shortbread cookies are an annual tradition. And, it’s hard to mess with a classic. So we didn’t! Instead, these cookies …

Dessert

Take five minutes out of your day to smile at these cats enjoying the sunlight

If you’re having a bad day, stop what you’re doing and lend us a few minutes of your time – because we’ve found some photos that will be sure to …

Stunning Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes That Aren’t Pie

Bring. It. On.<p>Clearly, here at HuffPost Taste, we’re big fans of pie. We all believe that pumpkin and pecan pie should be had in some form come Thanksgiving. But pie is not the only Thanksgiving dessert recipe that you should be making this year. Especially when your holiday cake and tart options …

Blackout Cake

12 servings<p>According to legend (a.k.a. the Internet), this decadent chocolate cake was first created by Ebinger’s bakery in Brooklyn, New York, and named after the blackout drills during World War II. To re-create it, we learned that patience is key: giving all the separate components time to chill …

Dessert

Soggy, Shipwrecked Koala Saved by Coast Guard Gets a Ride and a Warm Blanket to Snuggle

On Sunday, members of the Australian Volunteer Coast Guard spotted an unusual castaway while towing a broken down boat back to land.<p>According to …

How to remove brown stains from sheet pans — with stuff you already own

No matter how hard you scrub, there are some stains that just won't come out with soap and water. Case in point: the eternally-dirty sheet pan that always seems to have brown, burnt-on residue coating the sides.<p>But we don't have to resign ourselves to this fate — there's a simple two-ingredient …

Someone brought a dog on a plane and people loved it

Someone brought a dog on a plane and people absolutely loved it.<p>At least most of them did, anyway.<p>Some were upset with seeing the adorable pet on a …

Pets

How to save money every day

Saving starts with just a few simple changes to your spending. Learn how to save money on your everyday expenses, like groceries, transportation and …

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

5 steps to get started with saving

Costs add up fast, and building your savings can seem like a pipe dream. But small changes now can yield big benefits later. Follow these basic steps …

The Fast, Fancy Dinners Your Fall Nights Need

With the arrival of cooler fall days comes the desire to make dinner a bit more of an event. Gone is the need for quick, no-cook salads and …

It all started when the cat began acting 'weird' …

Put a few dogs and cats in a room and you would be able to pick out the one that lives with you, right? I mean, they sleep on your bed, stare at you …

What happened when 100 cameras were handed out to homeless people in London

According to Shelter, 170,000 people in London are homeless right now.<p><i>170,000</i>. It’s absurd, isn’t it? It’s baffling that we call ourselves a decent …

England

This Adorable Dog Has A Very Important Hospitality Job

In July the Park Hyatt Melbourne added a <i>very</i> important employee to its team: Mr. Walker. With no disrespect to the other fine people working at the …

Somehow this guy accidentally kept his neighbour's cat hostage for five days

Sometimes it can be hard to distinguish your pet from others that look like it.<p>It's something that happened to one New Zealander, although it took …

8 Under-the-Radar Destinations in Texas

The big four cities of Texas -- Dallas, Houston, San Antonio, and Austin -- lure millions of travelers every year with their unique vibe and array of …

Leaf peepers, listen up: Here are 5 camping spots across the US to take in the fall foliage

Year in and year out, the earth continues to turn, and the seasons inevitably change. When it comes to the transition into fall, the symphony of …

Gayford shares hilarious story of friend's cat mishap

TV star Clarke Gayford has documented a hilarious tale about one of his friends mistakenly taking a neighbour's cat to the vet, instead of his own …

9 Banana Bread Recipes From Our Favorite Celeb Chefs

Baking a loaf of spiced pumpkin quick bread is definitely an activity that screams fall. But while the rest of the PS-obsessed are busy buttering …

4 Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Speed Up Your Metabolism

When you burn more calories it’s easier to lose weight. You can get the job done with a sensible diet, consistent exercise and giving your metabolism …

Wellness

10 best plant apps and flower identification apps for Android

Nature fans don’t have a ton of uses for mobile. After all, mobile phones can’t plant crops, weed gardens, or go on hikes for you. They can be very useful, though. Namely, they’re helpful for identifying plants, tips and tricks on how to grow stuff better, and general information about plants, …

Apps

9 places in the US where people are happier, living longer, and least likely to run out of money

That's according to U.S. News & World Report, whose latest study ranked the top states for folks 65 and older.<p>In 2016, Americans older than 65 accounted for about 15% of the total US population.<p>By 2050, that share is expected to grow to 20%, thanks to increased life expectancy and population …

Dog was too friendly to become a guide dog—but now he's got the best new job

To be hired for a front of house position at a hotel not only do you need to be able to perform the job duties, but you also need to have a certain …

Pets

A Man and His Cat Travel Australia

Richard East has been traveling around Australia in his VW van for more than two years now, accompanied by his cat Willow. He says traveling (and …

Australia

This Seafood And Chicken Gumbo Is Gonna Rock Your World

Chef Dennis Bannes can make a MEAN gumbo.<p>¾ cup vegetable oil<p>1 cup flour<p>¾ cup mixed bell peppers, chopped<p>¾ cup celery, chopped<p>2 tablespoons garlic, minced<p>6 cups chicken stock<p>¼ teaspoon dried thyme<p>½ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>2 bay leaves<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<p>1 pound gumbo crab<p>1 pound king …

Diamond Fun Facts

April’s birthstone. The hardest natural substance on Earth. More than a billion years old.<p>There’s a wealth of history and knowledge surrounding …

We Found the 10 Best Cat and Dog Things at the Toy Fair

Last week, we brought you the 20 most-wanted toys of the upcoming holiday season. I’m back today to tell you that we learned something else while …

The Sorrow and Grace of Abandoned Cats, in Photos

“I remember having the clear feeling that I was taking photos of people,” Italian photographer Sabrina Boem tells me of her first encounter with …

The Boozy Secret Behind Crispy, Oven-Baked Chicken Tenders

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Walk into any restaurant with big screens blaring and you are sure to find boneless chicken wings on the menu. Nothing …