Master Stir-FryStir-fries give you a lot of knife practice because most of the work happens at the cutting board rather than the stovetop.
Bacon, Fig, and Gouda SandwichIn this ultimate grilled cheese, lightly smoky and ultra creamy Gouda cheese is paired with crisp, thick-cut bacon and floral, fruity fig preserves for a sweet and savory sandwich.
Classic Florentine Steak with LemonThough traditionally cooked over an open-flame grill, this robust porterhouse steak can be seared and cooked to perfection using the griddle top and its cover.
Beef Kebabs and Orzo Pasta SaladThis meal is a two-day preparation, as the pasta salad tastes best on the second day. However, by planning a day ahead, you gain the ease of preparing an evening meal by just needing to grill or broil the kebabs.
Curried Shepherd’s PieJill Fair, from our Reclaim the Kitchen campaign, shares her go-to recipe. This creative dish is healthy and simple to prepare. To see the story behind this recipe and more, visit
Potato-Leek Soup (Vichyssoise)Served hot and left chunky, potato-leek soup is a rustic midwinter dinner. Try swapping in carrots, broccoli, spinach, or parsnips for some of the potatoes, and you can absolutely serve the soup hot, if you prefer.
Steamed vegetablesSteaming vegetables is a healthy way to make use of the Steam Mode. Vitamins and nutrients are preserved, flavors are brighter, and you can place many different kinds of vegetables on the same tray. This process also works well for blanching and shocking (a common practice for setting the color of green vegetables).
Roasted TomatoesFresh garden tomatoes are delicious on their own, but are extraordinary when roasted. Equally at home added to pasta dishes or salads or served with grilled meats, this versatile recipe can be a great add-on to any meal.
Baked Mac and CheeseA decadently rich version you’d expect from a cheese-loving Wisconsin company.
BaconThis is the easiest way to make bacon that cooks evenly and won’t curl up.
Honey/Soy Chicken SkewersChicken skewers “grilled” indoors — what a treat. The broiler element provides a great alternative to grilling outdoors.
Slow Roast Beef TenderloinThere’s nothing that wows dinner party guests like beef tenderloin, but you may never have prepared it for fear of not getting it right. Take heart: the Slow Roast Mode of the Wolf convection steam oven attends to all the details, so success is assured.
Chicken EnchiladasThe homemade enchilada sauce really makes this dish, but store-bought sauce can be substituted if you’re pressed for time. An alternative to the roasted chicken would be to purchase a precooked rotisserie chicken from your local grocery store.
Scalloped PotatoesThe Convection Humid Mode provides the ideal environment for preparing a casserole. No steam is produced; however, moisture given off by the food remains inside the oven cavity. This dish is a great way to use up leftover holiday ham.
Lamb RoastLamb is not nearly as commonly served as it used to be — perhaps because some people have been turned off by overcooked lamb — but it can be a revelation when properly cooked, so savory and delicious. The temperature probe makes getting it right easy.
Provençal Tomato SoupFresh goat cheese, crumbled on top, adds a surprising tangy creaminess and elevates this simple soup into something that is definitely worthy of a dinner party. If you prefer, you can sprinkle the soup with feta or grated Parmigiano-Reggiano instead.
Toasted Sesame HummusThis hummus recipe is special because it is made with freshly ground tahini, the Middle Eastern sesame paste nearly essential to hummus. The power of the blender blades grinds the sesame seeds into a silky purée, lending a wonderfully rich elegance to the chickpeas, lemon, and garlic.