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5 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

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These steps can help keep your food fresh for days...
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Monday, April 22, 2019

A little extra time in the kitchen before you put groceries away can save a ton of time over the course of a week. …

3 Good-for-You Meals with Grape Taste

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These recipes will make eating healthy easier
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Thursday, January 24, 2019

When it comes to balancing heart-healthy meals with appealing flavors, it’s important to lean on nutritious ingredients that pack mouthwatering taste. …

5 Tips for Planning Holiday Gatherings

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A Host’s Guide to Preparing a Festive Feast 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Monday, November 19, 2018

Getting ready for a big crowd at your holiday festivities can provide moments of excitement, stress, fun and plenty of other emotions as the big dinner draws near. …

Create Global-Inspired Dishes with Middle Eastern Flavors

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3 New Seasonings That Make it Simple
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Friday, November 9, 2018

Exotic flavors common in the Middle Eastern region of the world like harissa, za’atar and shawarma are having a moment, appearing on restaurant menus and in popular make-at-home recipes. …

3 Ways to Go Organic

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Start simple with these tips... 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Saturday, October 13, 2018

Going organic makes you happier and healthier. It also benefits you, your family, your community and the planet. Choosing to buy organic can also be easier than you think.

How to Eat Healthy with Seafood

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Try these tips for including more seafood in your meals
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Eating healthy isn’t always easy, and when your family is rushing around during the evenings, it can seem like a daunting task to put a well-balanced, nutritious meal on the table. …

Simple Tailgating Recipes for Game Day

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Make sure you got the win locked in with these recipes... 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Football season is back, and that means it’s time to stock up on all the tailgating essentials. …

4 Ways to Stay Hydrated in Warm Weather

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Rethink Your Drink This Summer
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Wellbeing | Saturday, August 11, 2018

From barbecues and birthdays to concerts and cookouts, summertime is the perfect time of year to bring everyone together. …

Garlic Shrimp and Zucchini Noodles Recipe

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Simply Satisfying Warm-Weather Dishes 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Wednesday, July 25, 2018

When temperatures soar during summer months, lighter menus make perfect sense. But that doesn’t mean big appetites automatically fade away. …

3 Savvy Ways to Simplify Breakfast

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Try these time saving ideas for your morning rush...  
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Tuesday, June 19, 2018 

While it's widely known that starting your day with a balanced, nutritious breakfast can have a positive impact on overall health, it may be difficult for some people to make it a priority. …

Smooth Tasting After-Dark Cocktails

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Brockmans Gin Unveils Seasonal Cocktail Menu for Spring
by VERGE Staff | Food and Drink | Friday, March 30, 2018

Brockmans Gin unveils its new after-dark spring cocktail menu that offers a contemporary twist on some enduring cocktail classics. 

Appetizers for Easy Home Entertaining

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Make hosting easier and more enjoyable with these recipes 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Friday, January 26, 2018 

When it comes time to entertain family and friends, it’s important to have a few simple, warm appetizers and small plates at the ready. …

Tips for Using Leftover Holiday Wine

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Try these creative ideas...  
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Thursday, January 4, 2018 

Whether it’s a semi-full bottle of crisp white or a half-empty bottle of leftover red, there are creative ways to make the most of unused wine after all the holiday parties come to an end. …

6 Simple, Festive Drink Recipes

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Celebrate with Cocktails for the Holidays
by VERGE Staff | Food and Drink | Tuesday, December 19, 2017 

Eggnog Martini and Maple Amaretto Sour are two holiday cocktails that could easily be found on a festive bar menu. …

A Warm and Comforting Breakfast Recipe

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Start a new tradition with this warm and wholesome morning meal  
by VERGE Editor | Food and Home | Friday, December 15, 2017 

Bringing loved ones together doesn’t always need to involve an elaborate gathering. …

Perfect Wine Pairings for Holiday Parties

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Try Crab Cakes with Chardonnay 
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Monday, November 20, 2017 

With the holiday season upon us, it’s time to begin planning menus and shopping for groceries, which may leave you facing endless shelves of wine. …

The Key Ingredient for Heart-Healthy Dishes

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7 Heart-Healthy Recipe Ideas
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Thursday, October 12, 2017 

This may sound contrary to your healthy eating plan, but the human body actually needs some types of fat for heart and brain health. …

Dress Up Your Home With Bold Designs

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Bold Home Furniture Pieces and Accents
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According to home design experts at, bold design choices are becoming the norm. The days of playing it safe when choosing surfaces and décor are fading, and that goes the same for home accessories. …

Food and Drink Recipes with Grapes

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Make a heart-healthy menu with flavorful fruit
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Monday, July 3, 2017 

Whether you enjoy them by the handful as a refreshing snack or use them to add color, crunch and a touch of sweetness to a meal, grapes are a

Tropical Mango Guacamole

Mexican Inspired Recipe

Create Fresh, Authentic Mexican Flavor with Mangos
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Friday, May 12, 2017 

Many foods are delicious, some invite cravings and a few inspire passion. In traditional Mexican cuisine, one surprising ingredient embodies all three: the mango.

The Beauty of Starburst Radish


Starburst Hybrid Radish is a Visual and Taste Delight
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Wellbeing | Tuesday, April 18, 2017 

Radish is not only beneficial for your health, but it's also a great garden choice for beginners. …

Try These Brunch Recipes

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Include Quality Ingredients for a Simply Delicious Meal
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Saturday, April 8, 2017 

Hosting an elegant brunch is easy when you build a menu around exceptional ingredients. Your dishes don’t have to be overly complicated. …

6 More Reasons to Love American Lamb

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Cook Tantalizing Recipes with American Lamb
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Saturday, February 25, 2017 

Romeo and Juliet. Antony and Cleopatra. Lamb and Potatoes (or Mint or Feta). The list of American lamb’s great loves goes on and on. …

Create a New Start for a New You

5 Ways to Create a New Start for the New Year

Ready for Change? 5 Ways to Create a New Start for a New You
by VERGE Staff | Lifestyle and Wellbeing | Tuesday, January 3, 2017 

A new year means a fresh start and it presents the perfect opportunity for setting new intentions. …

Make a Quick-Fix Salad That's Sure to Please

Salad Recipe

Chipotle Chicken and Bean Quinoa Salad Cups Recipe
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Friday, December 16, 2016 

A great salad is always a welcome choice. Bean salads are perennial favorites, and this simple, satisfying, prize-winning recipe won’t disappoint. …

Prepare a Delicious Meal in Minutes

Weekday Recipe Ideas for Grilled Shrimp Dishes

3 Quick and Easy Tips for Preparing a Grilled Shrimp Dish
by VERGE Staff | Food and Home | Tuesday, November 1, 2016 

With busy family schedules, especially during the weekdays, it can be difficult to find time to prepare a homemade dinner. …