February 2016

Polenta

Parmesan Polenta

Using basic pantry ingredients and some heavy cream, this polenta is ready in minutes and provides a versatile canvas with endless possibilities. Simply adorned with a scattering of fresh herbs and butter, or nestled beneath balsamic glazed pork tenderloin with wild mushrooms
, polenta can easily go from casual to black tie depending on the toppings. Making polenta in the blender instead of on the stovetop greatly simplifies the process. No stirring or careful watching is needed, simply add the ingredients and run the SOUP setting. It can be poured into the serving dishes directly from the blender jar and everyone… Read more

Seafood lasagna

White Seafood Lasagna

Lasagna is a comfort food loved by many. We’ve put a twist on the traditional recipe by substituting seafood instead of beef or pork, and substituting a white sauce instead of the more traditional red. The result is decadent. A rich béchamel, complemented by mushrooms and white wine, envelops three kinds of seafood – shrimp, sea scallops, and crab. The preparation comes together fairly quickly, and using no-boil sheets of pasta further speeds up your cooking time. Serve with a vinaigrette-dressed green salad and crusty bread. A Pinot Gris from would be an ideal wine pairing, as the notes of… Read more

Chocolate cake

Chocolate Cake with Mocha Cream Frosting

Dark and rich, this cake is as chocolaty as a classic devils’ food layer cake but comes together like a simple quick bread. It is a versatile recipe that can be baked and frosted in a 9 by 13 inch pan for game-day parties or casual celebrations. Or, it can be made into a two-layer showstopper like the one above. The whipped cream base yields a soft, light frosting and the hint of espresso complements the chocolate cake.   The Wolf Gourmet countertop oven with convection bakes, broils, roasts, proofs, toasts, and warms – all in a fast, energy efficient… Read more

Jambalaya plated

Jambalaya

Warm, wholesome food is especially appreciated in the midst of cold, dark winter months. The spicy aroma of Jambalaya will undoubtedly entice everyone to gather for a family meal. Jambalaya is a true one-pot meal. Our hearty version features chicken, Andouille sausage, and shrimp accompanying the traditional Cajun trinity of onion, celery, and bell pepper. Even though the ingredient list is lengthy, preparation is quite simple. This recipe makes eight to ten generous servings, ideal for a weekend supper with leftovers for the week.       Wolf Gourmet cookware blends high performance multi-clad stainless steel with elegant, ergonomically designed… Read more