Living

Living

Pets of the week: Feb. 25

These pets are available for adoption at Manatee County Animal Services’ main shelter at 305 25th St. W., Palmetto, is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday. 941-742-5933 or www.mymanatee.org/pets.

Living

Johnny Cash comes to life at library

Johnny Cash was born 85 years ago on Feb. 26, 1932. “Ring of Fire” may well be one of Cash’s most famous songs (and beloved by fans of karaoke everywhere), and is ranked one of the “Greatest 500 Songs of All Time” by Rolling Stone.

Food & Drink

How to turn tough cuts into tender dinner

The more devoted PrepSchoobeeDoBees among you may recall we first broached the topic of braising about 10 years back. Today, a little refresher. Heed its lessons, and practice its tenets, and soon you'll be thinking, “Well, who knows what fresh hell the future may bring, but, sweet mother of pearl, at least I can braise a piece of meat.”=

Food & Drink

Enchilada ring makes plenty of servings

This Enchilada Ring is not only big on flavor, but low in fat and calories, too. The outside base is made with reduced-fat crescent rolls that are folded over of filling of chili-spiced chicken, olives and canned greened chilies. Don’t worry about the lengthy ingredient list, most are pantry staples. And for the cooked shredded chicken? Use rotisserie chicken.

Health News

‘Brush, brush, brush,’ says Myakka City cavity fighter

Meet Kevin Monizdasilva, a 12-year-old from Myakka City who says it is cool to brush your teeth twice a day. Kevin flosses, too. In February, which is Children’s Dental Health Month, Kevin’s dentist, Dr. Bryan J. Morgan, is celebrating Kevin’s story and the story of why children need to have their own dentist and take care of their teeth.

Religion

Religion Almanac: Feb. 25

Religion Almanac, a roundup of local religious events open to the public, is published weekly in Faith & Values. Deadline for news releases is noon Monday for the Saturday edition. Email announcements to calendar@ bradenton.com.

Videos

Children play the National Anthem on violins

Children from the Suzuki Association of South Florida perform the National Anthem on violin as the University of Miami hosts Clemson in basketball.
Al Diaz Miami Herald
Children play the National Anthem on violins 1:43

Children play the National Anthem on violins

Former drive-in church finds a new home in Bradenton 1:29

Former drive-in church finds a new home in Bradenton

The memorable brands that are passing on a Super Bowl 51 commercial 3:03

The memorable brands that are passing on a Super Bowl 51 commercial

Making peppermint candy 2:46

Making peppermint candy