Kathleen Pecoraro

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Animals return to Chernobyl, thrive without humans

Nearly 30 years ago, in April 1986, the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in the Ukraine failed spectacularly when a series of power surges led to catastrophic explosions and fires. The result was the biggest nuclear accident in history, with fallout seriously contaminating an estimated 100,000 square …

20 Asparagus Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Tender, grassy, and sweet, asparagus is a true marker of the triumphant arrival of spring. The stalks are at their best when freshly picked, in-season, and as local as possible since transportation and time are hard on the vegetable. We've got lots of tips to help you select the right bunch; once …

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ chargrilled vegetable recipes

Photograph: Johanna Parkin for the Guardian. Food styling: Maud Eden<p>Thomasina Miers’ grilled asparagus and polenta with watercress cream: ‘A lovely light …

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We Have Found the Perfect Egg Recipe!

My favorite desserts star any derivative of whipped egg whites, be it meringue, soufflé, or marshmallows, so when I saw this savory recipe for "egg clouds" from <b>The Perfect Egg</b> by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park, I scrambled to make it. The concept is simple: beat egg whites until stiff, then form …

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20+ Adorable Photos Proving That Your Kids Need A Cat

Dogs get a lot of love as awesome family pets, but don't write cats off. When they are not planning world domination, cats can be wonderful purring …

18 Gorgeous Pictures That Remind Us The Days Are Getting Longer And Lighter

Spring is coming.<p>Here are other entries that didn't make the shortlist, but still take our breath away.

21 Awesome Dog Breeds You've Never Heard Of And Need To Know About Immediately

You don't see these guys at the dog park every day.

18 Rare Cat Breeds From Around The World You've Never Heard Of

Because cats were made to break the internet. Via Cats 101.

Irresistible Irish Soda Bread Recipe

"A very easy, very good tasting bread. Best if made the day before, or several hours before serving."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1 tablespoon …

Video purports to show ISIS militants beheading Christian hostages

A video released on Sunday by militants in Libya claiming loyalty to the Islamic State terror group purports to show the mass beheading of Coptic Christian hostages.<p>The video, which appeared on the Twitter feed of a website that supports Islamic State (ISIS), depicts several men in orange jumpsuits …

23 Lazy Girl Recipes To Make Store-Bought Cake Mix Taste Better

Yes, each of these recipes starts with a box o' cake mix. We won't tell it's not from scratch if you don't.

16 New Desserts to Dish Out in 2015

Life's too short for merely so-so sweets, that's why we're bringing you the best of the best, as showcased at the Winter Fancy Food Show. From the creamiest frozen yogurt to a sour candy that'll bring out your inner child, these desserts satisfy.<p><i>— Additional reporting by Anna Monette Roberts</i>

Classic Pear Crisp Recipe

"Pears and crystallized ginger are baked under a crispy golden oat crust."<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup rolled oats<p>1/3 cup brown sugar<p>1/2 cup all-purpose flour<p>1 …

10Best: Breathtaking Cable Car Rides

Sugarloaf Mountain - Rio de Janeiro<p>One of Rio de Janeiro's most popular attractions takes visitors to the peak of Sugarloaf Mountain, offering …

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Fast And Filling Turkey Soup Recipe - Genius Kitchen

In large saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add vegetables, rosemary and thyme.<p>Cook about 10 minutes or until vegetables are golden and …

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The 25 Best Exercises to Tone Your Abs (and None of Them Are Crunches)

Let's be honest: crunches aren't the most exciting of exercises. And they're not always the most effective way to tone your abs anyway. If you're bored with your sit-up routine, here are 25 fun and effective moves to mix up your workout and tone your midsection!<p><i>— Additional reporting by Emily Bibb</i> …

How to Make Queso Fresco, the World's Easiest Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Let's face it, there are some skills that are just cool to have. Being able to weld things, very cool. Ability to moonwalk? Always cool. And being able to turn everyday milk into wicked good cheese definitely belongs …

Stunning timelapse captures the terrific beauty of extreme storms

Every year, the Great Plains are subject to a series of intense thunderstorms through spring and summer, and Tornado Alley is the most active tornado region in the world. If you want to see extreme weather, the Great Plains are the place to be.<p>And that's exactly where photographer Nicolaus Wegner …

Vet removes dog's eye without permission

A dog owner is outraged at an animal hospital after it removed her dog's eye without consent.<p>Kimberly Hayden dropped her dog off at the Tyrone Banfield Animal Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla., after her 12-year-old dog Chloe's left eye was tearing up and irritated.<p>"They said she had an abrasion on …

Olive Oil Gelato Recipe on Food52

Chicken Cacciatore Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I couldn't take it anymore. With the weather so warm here for the last couple of weeks, we've been eating salads and quick-grilled meats....tuna and a lot of sandwiches. But I wanted something cooked...something comforting. The other night we caught a few minutes of Bobby Flay doing a …

Puppy Tries To Take Dog For A Walk, Nothing Goes As Planned

This pup is really digging in her paws.<p>Bella the new family puppy clearly wants to take her canine friend Honey for a walk -- but she's too tiny to steer Honey in the right direction, and Honey winds up taking Bella on a little trip of her own.<p>Valiant effort though, Bella!