• Crock It! Asian Chicken Thighs

    In my ever-present search for “something other than chicken” for dinner, I stumbled on a recipe for…… chicken. Seriously, if you ask my kids, they’ll tell you we have chicken 12 times a week. While not entirely...

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  • Crock It! Mediterranean Sauce

    Recently, I made an Asian-style slow cooker sauce to see if I could compete with the commercially made sauces I had tested with our readers last year. The sauce idea really stuck with me and in the...

    • Posted 2 years ago
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  • Crock It! 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 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Chicken Piccata

    I’m a huge fan of chicken piccata. I love the combination of butter, onions, capers, lemon juice, wine, and parsley. What I don’t love is the breading, sauteing, and making a mess of my stove. As spring...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Crock It! Seeing Double

    In my previous life, I had a colleague who owned two slow cookers and would use them at the same time to make enough pulled pork for a small army. At the time, I just couldn’t grasp...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • One-Armed Cooking: Roast Chicken

    One-armed cooking. If you have kids and you’ve ever tried to cook with a baby or toddler around, you’ll know what I’m talking about. Picture this: child is on your hips and you have one arm holding...

    • Posted 5 years ago
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  • Crock It! Winter Citrus Chicken

    There are a couple of things I know about myself. One is that I often run out of time for making dinner. So if I don’t plan ahead, I’m toast and my kids are having hot dogs....

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Crock It! Chicken And Tortellini Soup

    Once the weather gets cold, I’m a soup girl, but there are two challenges that come with one of my favorite types of meals. My first challenge is creating a variety of  soups– I get bored. I...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Spice It! Carmen’s Chicken

    This recipe is from the executive chef of Union Square Cafe, Carmen Quagliata.  He also happens to be a Verona dad who cooks for his family. Previous recipes that Quagliata has shared with MyVeronaNJ.om (Barcaiola sauce, garganelli...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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  • Ariane Duarte’s Spring Chicken

    With all the big cooking going on this week, we figured you might want a break with something simple. Ariane Duarte’s recipe for Roast Chicken with Spring Vegetables seems to fit the bill. In the recipe, Duarte...

    • Posted 6 years ago
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