• 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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  • Happy #Friendsgiving!

    Thanksgiving is just about upon us: One of the big three family holidays. But if family isn’t an option, there’s always “Friendsgiving”. My family has celebrated Thanksgiving with friends for many years and it turns out that lots of...

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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 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Asian Sauce

    It’s been a little while since we’ve had new recipes here and that’s simple because, well, I was cheating. As the winter days grew shorter, colder and busier, I turned to my slow cooker just as much...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Slow Cooker Super Bowl

    No, none of our local teams are playing this weekend. But that doesn’t mean that you want to be in front of the stove instead of in front of the big screen TV. So MyVeronaNJ.com has pulled...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Cranberry Butter

    Thanksgiving may be over, but there are still plenty of cranberries on the stores. Which got me thinking:  if it’s a fall/winter fruit, why am I not doing more with them? It’s simple–cranberries are a tricky fruit...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Pumpkin Butter

    This time, in my search for a recipe, I started with Pinterest. I’ve had a Pinterest account for a while, but never really understood how to use it. Through food, my desire to see what the “indie”...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Pumpkin Tomato Bacon Soup

    It’s Oktoberfest MyVeronaNJ style! That’s right, we’re embracing everything pumpkin for the month and sharing with our readers. Every Friday we’ll post a recipe and we plan to keep things active, interesting–and delicious. So get ready to slow cook,...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • Crock It! Baked Beans

    When summer shows up in Verona, I very quickly remembered why I avoid turning on my oven until late September. While inevitable when it comes to making a pie, I do try to avoid it as much a...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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  • No Heat Cooking

    We’ve officially entered the “Too Hot To Cook” season. While we’ve got lots of options to eat out or carry out in Verona, doing so every night of the week might be a budget buster. So we’ve...

    • Posted 3 years ago
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