Jen LeBow’s Minestrone Soup Recipe Let me start by saying that minestrone soup is “loose” in terms of ingredients. It always has beans and seasonal vegetables, but after that, there’s plenty of latitude, so feel free to substitute, add or subtract ingredients as you see fit. Rinse and soak 8 oz. dried cannellini or Great Northern beans in 2 quarts water and 1 ½ t salt overnight. Reduce heat to VIGOROUS simmer and stir […]
Belle (my daughter) LeBow’s Nutella-stuffed sea salt cookies My daughter, Belle, has inherited both my sweet tooth and my love of baking. Nutella is her favorite food of all time and, when she was looking for something new to try, she came across a recipe that she tweaked a little (again, shades of her mother). Below is the result and they are reaaaaaalllllly good! Belle LeBow’s Nutella-stuffed sea salt cookies Refrigerate a jar of […]
Jen LeBow’s Applesauce Recipe Set 12-16 qt. pot on your largest stove burner. Add: 1 cup water 1/3 cup sugar 1 ½ t cinnamon Core and peel 22-25 golden delicious apples and add to pot. Cook on medium heat, stirring so the bottom doesn’t stick. Once it is simmering, cover, reduce heat to low and stir every 15 minutes or so. Cook until apples have completely broken down. Cool for about 15 minutes. Add in […]
Jen LeBow’s Chocolate Chip Pound Cake Recipe Preheat to 350 degrees Mix: 1 ½ cups sugar 3 cups all purpose flour 1 T baking powder ¾ t salt Add: 1 cup (2 sticks) softened unsalted butter 8 oz. softened cream cheese ½ cup half-and-half Mix 90 seconds on low-medium speed. Add: 2 eggs and mix for 20 seconds Add: 2 (more) eggs 2 t vanilla Mix for 20 seconds Add: 2 cups chocolate chips […]
Jen LeBow’s Pesto Heat on low-medium until garlic is soft and beginning to brown: ½ cup EVOO 4 cloves smashed garlic Remove garlic and set aside. In same pot, saute til golden: 1/3 cup pine nuts Blend til smooth in food processor: 2 cups fresh packed basil leaves 1/4 t salt Reserved garlic Reserved pine nuts 2/3 cup grated Parmesan cheese Add in the EVOO slowly and blend til combined.