Three Instant Upgrades for Your Thanksgiving Feast

Unless you’re feeling like a superhero, or getting a little antsy with some extra time off of work, the time for major Thanksgiving DIY projects and menu overhauls has probably passed. But here are three easy upgrades to make your guests feel extra special. Upgrade Your Decor with Potato Stamp Cards This is a fun…

In New Jersey, October Is Cranberry Season

During October, most of us are dreaming about apples and pumpkins, but there’s another big crop being harvested locally this month. Cranberries! Even though consumers might not start thinking about cranberries until it’s time to pass them around the table at Thanksgiving, New Jersey growers are already harvesting them in October.  In honor of that, it’s…

Our 20+ Best Holiday Party Recipes!

Throwing a holiday party this year? Check out our favorite recipes for appetizers, drinks and desserts! If you don’t have a party scheduled already, you’ll want to start inviting friends now! Appetizers Buffalo Cauliflower This recipe packs in all the flavor of buffalo chicken tenders or buffalo wings and, like these classic pub appetizers, can…

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…

Recipe Roundup: Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes

Earlier this month, Fair Food Philly‘s blog featured a detailed preparation timeline to help hosts spare themselves the last-minute scrambling. In the article, Peggy Paul Casella advised hosts  to plan out the menu two to three weeks ahead of time. “Oh sure, two to three weeks ahead of time. No problem,” I thought to myself. Then I…

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…

KITCHEN COPY:FRESH CRANBERRIES

I’ve been told that men tend to gain a lot of weight in their thirties. I keep hoping that will happen to me. I could stand to gain a pound or two. But all I’ve gotten so far is lactose intolerance, and a gluten allergy. I reluctantly confess this. It was only recently that I was a…

Freshen Up! Add Natural Fragrance to Your Home This Fall

As a Wolff’s Apple House customer, you take care to make healthy, conscientious choices. You know where your food comes from, and that it usually comes from within 50 miles of our store. You know that if you ask, someone at Wolff’s will be able to tell you about the farmer. But as you think about…

KITCHEN COPY: EASILY ELEGANT LEEKS

  Leeks have come a long way in my life since 2001. It’s been an uphill battle for this once neglected ingredient. Unlike onions and garlic, the leek is more intimidating. It seems almost alien when pulled from a grocery bag and placed on a cutting-board at home. I remember a cashier quizzically examining a bunch of…