September 2015

Cheesecake pumpkin squares

Welcome Autumn with Pumpkin Cheesecake Squares

Autumn has officially arrived, and there’s a bit of a chill in the morning air. A new season means a new set of favorite foods. Comforting, hearty stews and soups, apples, cinnamon, and of course, pumpkin, all make reappearances after months of zucchini, tomatoes, and salads. We are ready to tailgate, pick apples, go leaf-peeping, and visit the pumpkin patch. Pumpkin is a well-loved ingredient popular in the cooler months of fall. It’s used in smoothies, soups, and many baked goods. Today we came up with something a little different, pumpkin cheesecake squares. A cream cheese topping swirled throughout enriches… Read more

Chocolate Chip Cookies

How to Make the Absolute Best Chocolate Chip Cookies: Baking with (or without) Convection

Chocolate chip cookies come in many forms. Soft and chewy or golden brown and crisp … everyone has a favorite. Our recipe can be baked in the Wolf Gourmet oven with or without convection to yield different results, depending on your preference. Before we get started making cookies, let’s review. What exactly is convection? With the convection setting, a powerful fan with high-volume airflow vents thoroughly circulates heated air for even baking with no hot spots. Convection can be used in tandem with Bake mode with a press of the button to reduce cooking time by up to twenty-five percent. So, how does this affect your chocolate… Read more

peanut butter

Make Your Own Nut Butter

Peanut butter spread on a piece of toast is a satisfying breakfast or a protein packed post-workout snack. You can make healthy nut butters in just a few minutes with the Wolf Gourmet blender. Making homemade nut butter allows you to customize the ingredients based on your taste, and avoid added stabilizers or preservatives. The variations are endless. We have a few suggestions below, but feel free to experiment with your own ideas. Just starting out? Try peanut butter. You can make it as smooth or crunchy as you like. We like using honey-roasted nuts for a bit of added… Read more

Provencal Tomato Soup

Provençal Tomato Soup

Situated on the sunny Mediterranean coast and featured in paintings by Cézanne and Van Gogh, the Provence region of France boasts amazing food. Plenty of red wine, postcard-perfect scenery and afternoon-long leisurely lunches are all part of its international charm. Enchanting villages dot the hilltops, and in the summer there are seemingly endless fields awash in fragrant lavender and willowy sunflowers. Who doesn’t love Provence? You can evoke the flavors of Provence using a combination of sweet and savory herbs with a hint of fennel from neighboring Italy. A velvety smooth, fresh tomato soup with the distinctive combination of Provençal… Read more