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Jane Williams
San Antonio, Texas
Interests: travel, of course., i love needlepoint, reading and cooking. and mr. mark
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Dough 1/4 cup (4 Tablespoons; 60g) unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 4 cups (500g) all-purpose flour(spoon & leveled), plus more for rolling/shaping 1/4 cup (50g) granulated sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 Tablespoon active dry or instant yeast 1 and 1/2 cups (360ml) cold whole milk Butter Layer 1 and... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 3 pounds large Yukon gold potatoes, peeled and cut in 3/4-inch chunks 5 large garlic cloves Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 7 to 8 ounces garlic-and-herb goat cheese, at room temperature, such as Montrachet 4 Tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 1 1/2 c sour... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients: For the vinaigrette: 1 pomegranate 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 Tbs. white wine vinegar or raspberry vinegar 1 tsp. sugar 1/2 tsp. salt Freshly ground pepper, to taste 2 large navel oranges 1 container pre-washed arugula or arugula and spinach 1 small red onion, sliced crosswise into thin... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 4 (2-inch-thick) filets mignons, tied (10 to 12 ounces each) 2 tablespoons canola oil 1½ tablespoons fleur de sel 2 teaspoons coarsely cracked black peppercorns 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 12 ounces cremini mushrooms, stemmed and sliced 1⁄4 inch thick 2 tablespoons dry sherry Kosher salt and freshly ground black... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 4 medium sweet potatoes (about 3 pounds), scrubbed clean 4 teaspoons olive oil 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Preparation Heat your oven to 275°F. Arrange sweet potatoes on a large, foil-lined baking sheet. Rub each with 1 teaspoon olive oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt (which... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
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Ingredients 1 (1-pound) bone-in pork loin chop (1 inch thick) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly ground peppercorn blend 2 teaspoons neutral oil (such as grapeseed) 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 small shallot, chopped 1/4 cup (2 ounces) dry red wine Preparation Preheat oven to 350°F. Place pork... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients Cooking spray 1 large red bell pepper 3 T olive oil 1 teaspoon chopped fresh oregano 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 4 cups chopped romaine lettuce 2 cups chopped English cucumber 1 cup... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
INGREDIENTS 2 teaspoons active dry yeast ½ teaspoon sugar 35 grams whole-wheat flour (1/4 cup), preferably freshly milled 310 grams unbleached all-purposed flour (2 1/2 cups) 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons olive oil PREPARATION Make sponge: Put 1 cup lukewarm water in a large mixing bowl. Add yeast and... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 2.5 c (about 10 oz) shredded sharp cheddar (Tillamook, if available) 1.5 c (about 6 oz) shredded extra sharp white cheddar (Tillamook, if available) 1 c jarred pimientos (roasted red peppers) diced 2 jalapeños, minced 3/4 t Crystal brand hot sauce 1/2 t celery salt 1/2 t white pepper... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
This makes enough for 2 12-inch pizzas. Doubles easily. INGREDIENTS 153 grams 00 flour (1 cup plus 1 tablespoon) 153 grams all-purpose flour (1 cup plus 1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons) 8 grams fine sea salt (1 teaspoon) 2 grams active dry yeast (3/4 teaspoon) 4 grams extra-virgin olive oil... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
INGREDIENTS FOR THE CAKE: 1 cup unsalted butter (1 stick), slightly softened, more for pans 3 cups all-purpose flour, more for pans 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine salt 1 1/3 cup/158 milliliters whole milk 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract 2 cups sugar 2 whole... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
September 6, 2020 Our favorite sushi restaurant, Fujiya, closed abruptly Labor Day Weekend, 2019. We were shocked to go one night after Labor Day for dinner and find it totally closed and basically abandoned. They had a sign posted saying they were remodeling. Fat chance. Luckily, Junko the main sushi... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
INGREDIENTS ¾ to 1 cup sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup unbleached flour, sifted 1 teaspoon baking powder Pinch of salt (optional) 2 eggs 6 pitted purple plums, sliced Sugar, lemon juice and cinnamon, for topping PREPARATION Heat oven to 350 degrees. Cream the sugar and butter in... Continue reading
Posted Sep 7, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients Crust 2 1/2 cups (297g) King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 1 1/4 teaspoons salt* 1/4 cup (46g) Crisco 10 tablespoons (142g) very cold unsalted butter 5 tablespoons cold water + 5 tablespoons vodka, poured over ice (Not for drinking!) Preparation Measure the flour by gently spooning it into a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 2 crust pie pastry 2 bags frozen sweet (bing) cherries, thawed and juice saved 4 Tablespoons ClearJel 2/3 cup granulated sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 1/2 teaspoon almond extract 2-3 T Kirschwasser (cherry liquor) 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 2 tablespoons unsalted butter,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
INGREDIENTS 1 lb. Casarecce pasta (Whole Foods carries it) 1 c. ricotta 1/2 c. extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 c. freshly grated pecorino or Parmesan Zest and juice from 1 lemon Kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper Pinch of crushed red pepper flakes Freshly sliced basil, for serving Preparation In a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 1 boneless pork shoulder (sometimes called Boston butt), about 3 3/4 pounds 3 tablespoons Diamond brand kosher salt (use half of any other brand) 6 tablespoons brown sugar, divided 1 1/2 tablespoons sweet or smoked paprika 1 to 1 1/2 teaspoons cayenne or chipotle powder 1 cup cider vinegar... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 cup grated cheddar cheese 2 cloves garlic, grated 1 pinch of each kosher salt and black pepper 1/2 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 2 ears corn, kernels removed, from the cob (about 2 cups) 1 jalapeño, seeded, if desired and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 6 T unsalted butter 10 graham crackers 3 T sugar 1/2 t kosher salt, divided 3/4 c chilled heavy cream 5 limes 1 14-0z can sweetened condensed milk 3 T tequila blanco 1 T grand marnier Preparation Melt butter in a small saucepan over medium heat. Let cool slightly.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients ½ c butter, melted and cooled ½ cup packed light brown sugar ¼ cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 2 teaspoons pure vanilla paste ¾ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup Hershey’s Special Dark Cocoa powder ½ teaspoon salt 1-2 t espresso powder ½ teaspoon baking soda ¾ cup chocolate... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 2 c crushed graham crackers (about 16 cracker sheets) 1/2 c unsalted butter, melted 1/2 packed cup plus 2 t light brown sugar, divided 2 8-oz pkgs cream cheese, softened 4 large eggs, separated 3/4 c plus 3 T sugar, divided 1 1/2 t vanilla extract, divided 2 c... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
INGREDIENTS Kosher salt 12 ounces linguine or spaghetti 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined, tails removed, if you prefer Black pepper ½ cup unsalted butter (1 stick) 2 cups fresh corn kernels (from 2 to 3 ears) 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced ½ teaspoon red-pepper flakes 1 cup dry... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 1 pound spiral-shaped pasta 1 1/2 c cherry tomatoes 1 pound slender asparagus spears, trimmed, cut into 1- to 1 1/2-inch pieces 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon finely grated lemon peel 2 teaspoons chopped fresh tarragon plus more for garnish 1 5- to 5 1/2-ounce log soft fresh... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients Ingredients 4 bacon slices, finely chopped 1/4 cup minced onion 3 tablespoons sherry vinegar 2 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 1/2 tablespoons brown mustard, such as Gulden’s 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon distilled white vinegar 4 large eggs Salt Freshly ground pepper 1/4 pound watercress, thick stems... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook
Ingredients 1 lb dry chickpeas 1 t baking soda 2 cloves garlic 1/3 c tahini 3 T cold water 2 T olive oil 1/2 t salt 2 T lemon juice Preparation Place the chickpeas in a large pot and fill the bowl with water. Let it soak at RT overnight... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at Jane's Cookbook