Rebecca Colon

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What It Means to Be Loved by a Dog

NASHVILLE — There’s a story my husband has been telling for nearly 15 years, since not long after United States forces invaded Iraq. In a news report, American soldiers were going door to door with bomb-sniffing dogs, trying to persuade the citizens of Baghdad to adopt a well-trained pet.<p>Many …

Pets

The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

Photo by Daniel Acker<p><i>"Hotel wrapping" is standard practice for saving and transporting food in many professional kitchens, but it's a practical</i> …

Kitchens

The most heartwarming tale of amateur squirrel dentistry you'll read today

Call her Captain America, because she just saved Bucky.<p>Bucky the squirrel, that is.<p>As reported by Sarah Kraus of Global News, Jannett Talbott (who is …

Squirrels

Cop Dumps 10 Orphaned Ducklings Into A Pond — Then Something Amazing Happens

"It was the most precious kind of thing I've ever witnessed."<p>Chances of survival are sadly slim for little ducklings forced to fend for themselves, …

Cute Animals

The 7 Best and 7 Worst Water Hair Flip Photos You'll Ever See

I was browsing through the PhotographyTalk galleries the other day and came across the photo above by my good friend, Amber Fite.It caught my eye for …

Landscape Photography

Bear jumping with 5-year-old boy has the internet jumping for joy

This video may be the cutest thing you'll see all day.<p>Five-year-old Ian goes to the Nashville Zoo often with his dad, Patrick Parker. While visiting …

Cute

Chicken Florentine Casserole Recipe

TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. Bake: 40 min. YIELD:6 servings<p>Ingredients<p>2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni<br>• 3 cups shredded cooked chicken<br>• 1 can (10-3/4 ounces) …

Spices

A 'One-in-100 Million' Cotton Candy-Colored Lobster Was Found Near Maine

A rare, cotton candy-colored lobster that was caught near Maine last year has become a social media star after it was saved from the cook pot and …

New England

This Father’s Day, treat dad to barbecued pulled pork burgers that practically cook themselves | The Star

<b>2 tsp</b> onion powder<p><b>1 tsp (5 mL)</b> hot pepper sauce<p><b>1/2 tsp</b> garlic powder<p><b>Roast</b><p>Bone-in pork shoulder (about <b>4 lb/1.8 kg</b>), or <b>1</b> skinless, boneless pork roast …

BBQ

10 Instant Cures For Menstrual Cramps You Didn’t Know

Most women experience some level of pain during their period. This is caused by the uterus contracting and relaxing, and the pain can last between a …

Recipes

Simple Breakfast Quesadillas

How about breakfast for dinner tonight? I’m so excited to share these simple breakfast quesadillas with you, finally! They’re way more fresh than …

Recipes

Baked Elephant Ears

<b>TOTAL TIME:</b> Prep: 35 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min. <b>YIELD:</b> 2 dozen.<p>Ingredients<p>1 package (1/4 ounce) active dry yeast<br>• 1/4 cup warm water (110° to 115°)<br>• 2 …

Recipes

Grilled Lemon-Pepper Corn

Now Playing<p>Meatball Marsala 00:53<p>Enjoy meatballs in a Marsala wine and mushroom sauce with this recipe.<p>Now Playing<p>Sheet Pan Brownie-Cookie Bars …

Recipes

Bone-In vs. Boneless Pork Chops: Which Should I Buy?

Shop the meat counter smarter by knowing the difference.<p>Pork chops are a staple weeknight dinner in so many households. Whether they’re grilled and …

BBQ

How Long Can I Safely Leave Food Sitting Out at a Cookout?

With barbecues, picnics, and beachside days, the opportunities to enjoy food outdoors are plentiful. What else is plentiful on these summer days? The …

Cook Out

How to pick a ripe melon every time

Ripeness is what we're all looking for when we cut into a melon, right? No one likes flavorless fruit. Because of their size and weight, melons are …

New Jersey

This Deliciously Sweet Steak Dish Will Be the Star of Any Paleo Dinner Table

<i>These one-pan Sesame Pineapple Steak Bites are bursting with tropical flavor! Perfect for a quick lunch or dinner, via PaleoHacks.</i><p>Nothing complements a steak bite like the tangy sweet flavor of pineapple. This recipe includes a versatile marinade made with coconut aminos and sesame garlic – perfect …

Recipes

Our Absolute Best Recipes Using Crab Meat

Lump crab meat from your favorite market's seafood counter is the perfect ingredient to provide a touch of elegance and coastal flavor, all the …

Cooking

10 Adorable Pictures of Dogs Dressed for Work

These pictures of dogs take the fun of DIYing to a whole new level!<p>“The budget for chew toys has to be cut by 30% by the end of the fiscal year. …

Pets

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

Georgian Landfill Overrun by Hundreds of Chicks After “Spoiled” Eggs Hatch

A landfill near the small city of Marneuli, in Georgia, recently turned into a chick hatchery, after the scorching heat caused hundreds of spoiled …

Birds

Man pleads guilty to beating girlfriend to pulp over Snapchat

A Texas man pleaded guilty to beating his teenage girlfriend to a pulp for downloading the Snapchat app, according to reports.<p>Dameon Marmolejo, 21, …

Crime

To have what you want, you must give up what’s holding you back

If you pay attention to your life, you’ll begin to see the patterns.<p>In 2005, the National Science Foundation published an article showing that the …

Motivation

The Best Advice for Growing Tomatoes

Homegrown tomatoes win the taste test over supermarket impostors time and time again. And, since growing tomatoes is so easy, there’s no reason to …

Gardening

Baby Rhino Who Lost His Mom Just Met His New Best Friend

He didn't have anyone in the world — until he met this little lamb.<p>When a tiny rhino first arrived at The Rhino Orphanage in South Africa, he was the …

Cute Animals

Pull-Apart Watermelon Cupcakes

This recipe is super fun to make — you just need some decorating patience. Trust me, it's worth it. Your friends will be shocked when they realize …

Dessert

Make Room for Balsamic Grilled Mushrooms Tonight — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

20+ Hilariously Adorable Reasons Why The Queen Chose Corgis

Comical, cuddly and capricious, Corgis have continued to rule the internet with their various hijinks. While they might seem ridiculous at times, did …

Cute

This Mindblowing Video of The Moon Coming Down to Earth Is Totally Real

What is happening!?<p>One minute, you're chilling on a mountain. The next you're being dwarfed by the biggest Moon you've ever seen - one that seems to …

Astronomy

This is The Only Eggplant Parmesan Recipe That You Will Ever Need

I’ve made eggplant Parmesan a handful of times, and I’ll be the first to admit—making this dish is a labor of love. You <i>really</i> have to be in the mood …

Recipes