• Slow Cooker Supper: Mushroom Leek Risotto

    I love risotto. What I don’t love is constant stirring. Aside from being lazy, the probability of me actually being able to stand at the stove, stirring constantly, without a major disaster involving a permanent marker is...

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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Beef Burgundy

    Any recipe that involves a full bottle of wine and relatively easy prep-work is going to get my attention. So in a world where plans changed and we unexpectedly didn’t get home from gymnastics until after 5...

    • Posted 1 week ago
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  • SCA Food Truck Fundraiser This Sunday

    The Verona Conference of SCAs will hold its second annual Food Truck Festival this Sunday, October 7, from 1 to 6 p.m. in the parking lot at Verona High School. Organizers say there will be 14 food...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Fish & Chips Dinner Coming To First Presbyterian

    The First Presbyterian Church of Verona located at 10 Fairview Avenue will host a Fish & Chips Dinner on Friday, October 19. Tickets are only $15. Dinner will be served between 6 and 8 p.m., and includes...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Get Ready For Verona Fights Hunger Week

    The Junior Woman’s Club of Verona will kick-off this year’s Verona Fights Hunger Week on Sunday, October 14. The town-wide food drive will run through Saturday, October 20. Verona Fights Hunger Week is a town wide super-sized...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Chicken Provencal

    I needed an easy chicken dinner for one of those days where I knew that the only opportunity I was going to have to make dinner was at 10 a.m. I went to a reliable source: The...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Slow Cooker Supper: Chocolate Chicken Chili Soup

    I had them at “chocolate”. For my kids, the thought of chocolate being incorporated into dinner was nothing short of heavenly. For me, it was a way to get them to try something new. So, if you...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Zaferon Grill Names Culinary Institute Grad As Executive Chef

    Zaferon Grill, well into its second successful year of business, welcomes Executive Chef Charles Mullen to the team, as he further refines the menu and takes full advantage of late summer’s bountiful offerings. They’re participating in the...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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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 1 month ago
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