• Slow Cooker Supper: Three-Bean Chili

    When I decided to venture deeper into the vegetarian world, I have to admit that I was a bit lost. However, this presented a great opportunity to test those “best of the slow cooker” recipes that arrive...

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  • Slow Cooker Supper: The Easiest Chicken Ever

    The people at America’s Test Kitchen and Cook’s Illustrated magazine are my heroes. They have the kitchens, tasters, unlimited time and resources that I would love to have, but do not. So….. when they come up with a...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • VHS Swim Team Makes A Splash In Its Debut Season

    One year ago, the parents and students looking to start a swim team at Verona High School seemed to be swimming against the tide.  As a pay-to-play sport, the swim team would have to self-fund a budget...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • Back To Basics At Verona Yoga

    Lisa Munjack and Donna Fauerbach bought Verona Yoga in September 2016. Since it was an established business, they spent a few months analyzing the needs of their existing client base, Verona’s needs–and the market for yoga classes...

    • Posted 7 months ago
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  • VHS Boys Swim Strong Against West Essex

    With only seven members, the Verona High School boys swim team might seem like miracle workers for falling short of West Essex by only 16 points. But watching the meet last night, it was clear that Verona’s...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Winter Vegetable Soup

    What better way to spend a snow day than cooking? That was my day when the first storm of 2018 rolled in on January 4. At 6 a.m., there was no snow, but my plans for the...

    • Posted 8 months ago
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  • Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

    When the team at Sustainable Verona told us about the people at Field Goods I jumped at the opportunity to have sustainable, locally grown fresh fruits and vegetables delivered once a week. What I loved about it...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Nulty, Hoimark, Boys Relay Teams Dominate Swim

    The new Verona High School swim team had a small reprieve just before the last week of school: The opportunity to practice for the whole week, without any meets. In the final week before the break, with...

    • Posted 9 months ago
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  • Swim Team Coming to Verona High School

    As the 2016-17 school year came to a close, the Verona Board of Education approved a swim team for Verona High School. In previous years, VHS swimming was recognized only at the county meet with individual swimmers...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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  • BOE Weighs Adding VHS Swim Team

    At Tuesday evening’s Board of Education meeting, the board’s Athletics committee is expected to present an option for a swim team at Verona High School. Although indoor swimming resources are already stretched thin in this area, the...

    • Posted 1 year ago
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