My wife and I enrolled our terrier, Spencer, at puppy day school. We discovered they used electric-shock collars. Should we ask for a refund? Can we sue?

My wife and I enrolled our terrier, Spencer, at puppy day school.  We discovered they used electric-shock collars.  Should we ask for a refund?  Can we sue?

My wife and I adopted a terrier during the pandemic. It was the best decision we ever made, aside from getting married. But this is a close second. We had some minor issues with Spencer — named after the late Diana, one of my wife’s favorite royal figures — “escalating the play,” according to one … Read more

How to Make Shrimp Decidedly More Delicious

How to Make Shrimp Decidedly More Delicious

FULL PLATE Add toasted bread, a green salad or both to make this delicious shrimp a satisfying meal. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY SEAN DOOLEY, PROP STYLING BY CATHERINE PEARSON THE CHEF: MELISSA RODRIGUEZ Drawing: Michael Hoeweller Her Restaurants: Mel’s, in New York City; Al Coro and Discolo, both … Read more

This Grilled Mushroom Recipe Uses a Tiny Bit of Meat and Makes It Count

This Grilled Mushroom Recipe Uses a Tiny Bit of Meat and Makes It Count

MEAT CUTE This recipe for grilled maitake mushrooms includes a delicious vinaigrette made with bits of smoky, spicy soppressata. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY SEAN DOOLEY, PROP STYLING BY CATHERINE PEARSON THE CHEF: MELISSA RODRIGUEZ Drawing: Michael Hoeweller Her Restaurants: Mel’s, in New York City; Al Coro and Discolo, … Read more

The Most Elegant Pasta Recipe You Can Make In 20 Minutes

The Most Elegant Pasta Recipe You Can Make In 20 Minutes

WORK THE ANGLES Ready in 20 minutes, these tender pasta triangles are filled with potato and cheese and drenched in brown butter. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY SEAN DOOLEY, PROP STYLING BY CATHERINE PEARSON April 27, 2022 4:34 pm ET THE CHEF: MELISSA RODRIGUEZ Drawing: Michael Hoeweller Her Restaurants: … Read more

How to Host a Dinner Party and Actually Enjoy It: Recipes and Realistic Goals

How to Host a Dinner Party and Actually Enjoy It: Recipes and Realistic Goals

ROAST CHICKEN and a big salad will always be one of my favorite dinners to serve guests at home. It’s a perfect mix of cozy and fresh, especially appropriate in the spring, when the salad can be abundant with baby lettuce. Two platters of food are all you need for this simple spring dinner party: … Read more

This Vegetarian Sandwich Recipe Makes an Exciting Meal in Minutes

This Vegetarian Sandwich Recipe Makes an Exciting Meal in Minutes

SCHMEAR TACTIC A chimichurri cream cheese amped up with lemon, garlic, cilantro and parsley lends this vegetarian sandwich zest and heft. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY TYNA HOANG, PROP STYLING BY BETH PAKRADOONI April 20, 2022 1:08 pm ET THE CHEF: MASON HEREFORD Drawing: Michael Hoeweller His Restaurants: Turkey … Read more

A Grilled Fish Sandwich Recipe That’s Surprisingly Flavorful

A Grilled Fish Sandwich Recipe That's Surprisingly Flavorful

BALANCING ACT A salad of grilled catfish and sour cream anchors this sandwich. Kale and citrus segments make a fresh counterpoint. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY TYNA HOANG, PROP STYLING BY BETH PAKRADOONI By Kitty Greenwald March 30, 2022 1:37 pm ET THE CHEF: MASON HEREFORD Drawing: Michael Hoeweller … Read more

A Grilled Fish Sandwich Recipe That’s Surprisingly Flavorful

A Grilled Fish Sandwich Recipe That's Surprisingly Flavorful

BALANCING ACT A salad of grilled catfish and sour cream anchors this sandwich. Kale and citrus segments make a fresh counterpoint. Photo: JENNY HUANG FOR THE WALL STREET JOURNAL, FOOD STYLING BY TYNA HOANG, PROP STYLING BY BETH PAKRADOONI By Kitty Greenwald March 30, 2022 1:37 pm ET THE CHEF: MASON HEREFORD Drawing: Michael Hoeweller … Read more

Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock, Faces Academy Investigation for Slap

Will Smith Apologizes to Chris Rock, Faces Academy Investigation for Slap

Will Smith Monday evening apologized in an Instagram post to comedian Chris Rock for his behavior in Sunday night’s Academy Awards ceremony, which included slapping him on stage over a joke about the Oscar winner’s wife, Jada Pinkett Smith. “My behavior at last night’s Academy Awards was unacceptable and inexcusable,” Mr. Smith wrote. “Jokes at … Read more

This Italian grandmother is a sensation on TikTok with her traditional home cooking

This Italian grandmother is a sensation on TikTok with her traditional home cooking

Antonio Nigro, 24, of Edison, NJ, had no idea he would make his grandmother into a social media sensation simply by videotaping her doing what she loves to do. It all started in January 2020. Pia Quaglieri, now 83 years old, was sitting in the kitchen getting ready for a trip to the supermarket. As … Read more