Spanakopita

Use fresh-picked, locally grown spinach for this classic Greek dish! Print Spanakopita Author: Wolff’s Apple House   Ingredients 3 Tbs olive oil, plus more to coat pan 1 bunch leeks, chopped, rinsed, and dried 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 lbs spinach, stems removed, washed and chopped ½ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¼ cup fresh dill, chopped…

Springtime Strawberry Syrup

This strawberry syrup is an amazing use for locally grown strawberries in the spring! Super easy to make, and delicious with pancakes, waffles, or flavored cocktails! This recipe makes about 1 ½ cups. Print Springtime Strawberry Syrup Author: Wolff’s Apple House Recipe type: Toppings Cook time:  20 mins Total time:  20 mins Serves: 6   Ingredients 2 cups…

Escarole with Lemon Dressing

 Escarole is a cold-hardy leafy green with a slight cabbage flavor. This side dish is reminiscent of an elegant sauerkraut. Print Escarole with Lemon Dressing Author: Wolff’s Apple House Recipe type: Side Dish Cuisine: French Serves: 4   Ingredients 1 large head escarole, base removed (and discarded) and leaves washed 3 cups chicken broth ⅓ cup lemon juice 3 tablespoons butter…

Broccoli Stir-Fry with Chicken & Mushrooms

Put our gorgeous fall broccoli to good use with this recipe adapted from cookbook author Mark Bittman’s chicken stir fry recipe—not too complicated, very healthy and super delicious! Print Broccoli Stir-Fry with Chicken & Mushrooms Author: Wolff’s Apple House   Adapted from Mark Bittman Ingredients 2 Tbs. vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 Tbs. minced…

Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescents)

“Vanillekipferl” are traditional Austrian Christmas cookies, usually made with almonds. This version, adapted from a recipe from Saveur Magazine, uses walnuts. They are a little bit time-consuming, but really very simple to make! Print “Vanillekipferl” (Vanilla Crescents) Author: Wolff’s Apple House Recipe type: Cookie Serves: 4 dozen   Ingredients 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, plus more for finishing cookies 16…

Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Shallots

Makes a wonderful Thanksgiving or Christmas side dish! Print Brussels Sprouts with Garlic and Shallots   Adapted from Epicurious.com. Ingredients 1¾ pounds brussels sprouts (outer leaves removed), sliced 2 tablespoons butter 3 tablespoons olive oil 6 shallots, thinly sliced 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 4 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice…

Asparagus & Strawberry Salad with Orange-Avocado Dressing

  Print Asparagus & Strawberry Salad with Orange-Avocado Dressing Author: Wolff’s Serves: 4   Ingredients 1 cup fresh-squeezed orange juice ¼ teaspoon sea salt ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper 1 bag of spring mix (1/3 pound) ¾ cup fresh strawberries, sliced 1 pound asparagus Instructions Dressing: Puree avocado, scallions, orange juice, salt & pepper in a food…

Leek Soup With Potato and Tomato

This recipe is a Wolff’s favorite! Tip: Freeze leftover soup for an easy weeknight meal later on. Print Leek Soup With Potato and Tomato Author: Wolff’s Recipe type: Soup   Ingredients 3 leeks (bulbs only—the white part) 6 plum (“Roma”) tomatoes (chopped) 4 medium potatoes (diced) 7 cups vegetable broth  2 tbsp. butter 1 tsp. salt ½ tsp. dried tarragon ¼ tsp….

Parmesan Roasted Broccoli, Carrots and Potato

Make the most of locally grown cold-hardy produce with this delicious twist on a roasted vegetable recipe! Print Parmesan Roasted Broccoli, Carrots and Potato Author: Wolff’s   Ingredients 1 med/large head of broccoli (cut into medium florets) 3 medium-size golden potatoes (cut into ½ in chunks) 4 medium/large carrots (chopped into ⅓ in circles) ½ tsp…

Sauteed Broccoli and Tomato With Bacon and Parmesan

Combine these simple ingredients for an easy, delightful winter meal or side! Print Sauteed Broccoli & Tomato With Bacon & Parmesan Author: Wolff’s   Ingredients 1 head of broccoli, cut into florets 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved 4 slices of bacon, cut into 1 in pieces 3 tbsp finely grated parmesan cheese ½ tsp salt   ¼…

Sage, Sausage & Apple Cornbread Stuffing

A fancy twist on traditional stuffing, this Thanksgiving recipe blends favorite flavors of the season. Print Sage, Sausage & Apple Cornbread Stuffing Author: Wolff’s Serves: 8-10   Ingredients 2 sticks plus 3 tablespoons butter, divided 2 cups water 2 large bags of your favorite cornbread stuffing crumbs 1 pound pork sausage (not links) 1 large onion, diced 3…

Cooking a Fresh Turkey

Never cooked a fresh turkey before? Never fear! Here’s our advice. Print Cooking a Fresh Turkey Author: Wolff’s   Ingredients 1 Fresh Turkey Instructions Fresh turkeys cook more quickly than frozen turkeys. Fresh turkeys have more moisture and therefore transfer heat more quickly than frozen birds do. You want to be careful not to overcook your fresh turkey. Remove the…