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Garlic Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus

Garlic Roasted Potatoes and Asparagus

You learn a lot about people when you share a house with them. Since last June, my husband and I have been living with his parents, and I’ve discovered three things they love: Family. They devote their time to babysitting, cooking meals for family, and otherwise making their kids’ lives easier. Sales at a certain department store. […]

Quiz Time! What Do You Know About Bees & Other Pollinators?

Quiz Time! What Do You Know About Bees & Other Pollinators?

Love seeing bees and other pollinators in your garden? Then you’ll want to make sure you know as much as possible about these incredible creatures! We’ve got lots of questions for you about how bees see the world, what their lifespan and activities are like, and how you can protect pollinators in your vegetable garden. […]

Scalloped Potato Main Dish: Let's Try This Without Canned Condensed Soup

Scalloped Potato Main Dish: Let’s Try This Without Canned Condensed Soup

Ever since the first time I made this scalloped potatoes with beans recipe, I have loved what a hearty vegetarian dish it is. It’s so hearty, in fact, that when I made this for my in-laws last night, my father-in-law said, “If you told me there was beef in here, I would have believed you.”  This […]

4 Delicious Salad Dressings

4 Delicious Salad Dressings

Do you need some new ideas for salad dressings? Try one of these! From the kitchen of Andi Wolff, any of these dressings make a great companion to our fresh, locally grown greens! Print Thyme-Honey Vinaigrette   Works great on a salad mixed with walnuts. Ingredients ½ cup Canola Oil ¼ cup Cider Vinegar ¼ […]

Reuben Sandwich

Reuben Sandwich

These sandwiches are great! They are standard deli fare. I thought, why not make them at home. Try to get a thick Russian dressing, the thicker the better. And a good brand of both sauerkraut and rye bread are necessary too. But they are so easy to make and so easy to enjoy. Print Reuben […]

Mango Float

Mango Float

Mango float. If you’re not familiar with this dessert, no doubt what comes to mind is some form of root beer float. But no, this magical Filipino dessert involves mangoes floating upon a delicate bed of graham crackers and whipped cream. Mm! This was one of those dishes that, as soon as I tasted it, I […]

The BEST Waffles

The BEST Waffles

Make these with a yeast-based batter, which rises overnight. It’s a little bit of extra work, but the result is an unbelievably light waffle, crisp on the outside and melt-in-your-mouth on the inside! You’ll never go back to the regular kind again. Print The BEST Waffles   Ingredients ½ cup warm water 1 package active dry yeast […]

Gluten-Free Apple Bake

Gluten-Free Apple Bake

One morning, my father stood beside a cutting board, apple-corer poised above a red-and-yellow apple. “Noooooo!” I shouted, saving the apple from its fate. He looked at me in surprise. He had been eating an apple a day for several months now, for the nutritional benefits, and figured that any of the apples in the bowl […]

Asian Asparagus Salad

Asian Asparagus Salad

This asparagus salad recipe is courtesy of Ashley Wolff’s mom, Andi. It’s really yummy and can be made ahead of time because it’s served cold. Print Asian Asparagus Salad   Ingredients 1 ½ lbs. Fresh Asparagus, Trimmed and Left Whole 2 Tbsp. Soy Sauce 1 ½ tsp. Sugar 1 Tbsp. Sesame Oil 1 Tbsp. Rice […]

Loving Those Leaves: 20 Recipes for Leafy Greens

Loving Those Leaves: 20 Recipes for Leafy Greens

  954. That’s how many farms harvested kale to sell in 2007… across the entire United States. That sounds a little low compared to the current demand, doesn’t it? By 2012, that number more than doubled as 2,500 farms grew the superfood commercially. Today, kale farmers sometimes have difficulty finding enough kale seeds to plant! And kale isn’t […]

Root for Your Health with These 10 Root Vegetable Recipes

Root for Your Health with These 10 Root Vegetable Recipes

  A scene from the British comedy The IT Crowd comes to mind when I consider the importance of eating a balanced diet, rich in fruits and vegetables. Maurice Moss, one of the IT staff members, is asking his friend and fellow IT worker, Roy, questions from a health survey. “Do you get your five fruits and […]

“Beans & Greens” Tacos

“Beans & Greens” Tacos

Yummy vegetarian tacos, with LOTS of room to make them your own. Don’t like mushrooms? Substitute zucchini, or carrots, or potatoes! Have kale, but not swiss chard? Just don’t use the stems! And feel free to play around with the garnishes, however you like.   Print “Beans & Greens” Tacos   Ingredients 1 can black […]

3 Healthy Recipes to Start off 2017 Right

3 Healthy Recipes to Start off 2017 Right

Did you know Wolff’s website has a HUGE database of recipes? We’ve combed back through our site and realized that many of these delicious recipes don’t have a photo that does it justice! So this year we’ll be highlighting some of these once again, this time with a mouth-watering photo.  I’ve been trying to cook […]

Roasted Spiced Winter Squash

Roasted Spiced Winter Squash

Some squashes are sweeter than others, depending on variety, weather conditions, harvest time, temperature, the phases of the moon—you name it. Have you ever roasted a bright, beautiful winter squash only to find that it tastes like… well, nothing? Well, this recipe, from the home kitchen of Wolff’s chef Chuck Smith, adds complementing flavors to […]

How to Have More Energy in the New Year

How to Have More Energy in the New Year

A boy once saw a gleaming jar of hazelnuts. He loved hazelnuts and, just at the sight of them, he could taste them already. So he stuck his hand in the jar and gathered a huge fistful of the nuts. But he’d made such a big fist that when he tried to pull his hand […]

Cauliflower-Bean Salad

Cauliflower-Bean Salad

“Besides being delicious, this salad also looks beautiful with its red, white and green. It’s a great Christmas salad.” -Andi Wolff Print Cauliflower-Bean Salad Author: Andi Wolff   Ingredients 1 lb. Green Beans 3 C. Chopped Raw Cauliflower Florets 1 Can (15 oz.) Dark Red Kidney Beans 4 Scallions, Chopped ¼ C. Snipped Parsley 1 C. […]

Escarole with Lemon Dressing

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 […]

Maple Pecan Sticky Buns (With NO Refined Sugar)

Maple Pecan Sticky Buns (With NO Refined Sugar)

Scents and tastes have a way of transporting us back to some wonderful memories. That’s what happened when I made these maple pecan sticky buns, which happen to be free of refined sugar! Imagine that – a cinnamon bun with NO refined sugar! More on why I chose to go sugar free later, but for […]

Guacamole with Bacon

Guacamole with Bacon

A fantastic idea for your holiday hors d’oeuvres! From the kitchen on Andi Wolff! This is a truly different and tasty guacamole. Print Guacamole with Bacon   Ingredients 2 Large, Ripe Avocados ½ lb. Bacon, Crisply Cooked and Crumbled 1 tsp. Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 2 Tbsp. Onion, Diced 4 Tbsp. Sour Cream Tortilla Chips for […]

Sauteed Hearty Greens with White Beans

Sauteed Hearty Greens with White Beans

Keep this sauteed greens dish clean & vegan or make it a hearty meal by adding sausage and garnish with parmesan cheese. Print Sauteed Hearty Greens with White Beans Prep time:  20 mins Cook time:  10 mins Total time:  30 mins Serves: 4-6 servings   Keep it clean & vegan or make it a hearty meal […]