Must-Have Party Recipes: Foods That Go Quickly at Parties.

With Christmas and New Year’s Eve festivities just around the corner, here are some recipes for party foods that are known to be devoured in no time. An empty dish versus food that sits around and gets cold is a good sign! (Remember to check our winter and holiday hours before you head out to…

KITCHEN COPY: HEAVENLY HEIRLOOMS

Some heirloom tomato varieties hardly resemble tomatoes at all. That’s what one might think, anyway. The truth is that only in the last hundred years did tomatoes become so uniformly round, and red, and (Let’s admit it!) often flavorless. That’s all changed, of course. Americans have rediscovered (thanks to hard-working small farmers) how to embrace seasonality, and a desire to experience the…

Set the Table for Spring with Cucumber Dill Salad & Black Bean Wraps

Whenever I have a chance to teach English courses, I like to talk about cliches.  “What are some of your favorite cliches?” I ask.  “Or some of the most bewildering?”  We write them down.  “Now, how can we freshen them up?  Make them more unexpected?” Cliches got their start because someone came up with a…

Now That’s a Good Sign

Look for this sign around Wolff’s Apple House to see the many varieties of heirloom tomatoes we have during the season!  Heirloom tomatoes are a sign of the season here at Wolff’s.  We’re well-known for them!   Yellow, green, red, purple, in all different stripes and hues, in all kinds of flavors: rich, succulent, creamy, layered,…

Local Produce Makes a Big Difference with the “Big Three”!

Fran Wolff calls corn, peaches and tomatoes “the Big Three,” because when it comes to local produce, these are the fruits and vegetables that everyone around loves and looks forward to.  And there is just no denying it: local varieties of “the Big Three” are vastly superior to any non-local versions. Right now, Wolff’s has…

Celebrate Pennsylvania Produce with Us

Did you know Pennsylvania produce has its own month?  At Wolff’s Apple House every month is a month to celebrate produce, but in August it’s official!  This year is the sixth year running that the Commonwealth has designated August as Pennsylvania Produce Month. It makes sense—the quality and availability of locally grown produce is at…