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Famous Quiche Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Iaconelli
Added: Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 9" unbaked pie shell, well chilled
1 tsp soft butter or margarine
1 lb bacon
4 eggs
2 c heavy cream
3/4 tsp salt
pinch nutmeg
pinch cayenne pepper
pinch sugar
1/8 tsp pepper
1/4 lb Swiss cheese

Directions:
Directions:
Start heating oven to 425f. Rub butter over surface of unbaked pie shell. Fry bacon until crisp: crumble into small pieces. Combine eggs, cream, salt, nutmeg, sugar, cayenne, and pepper. Mix with hand beater, beat just long enough to mix thoroughly. Sprinkle pie shell with bacon and cheese. pour in cream mixture. Bake at 425 for 15 minutes. Reduce oven heat to 300 and bake another 40 minutes or until silver knife inserted in center comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15 min.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Use a good swiss cheese. It's better if you grate it yourself. Gives it more flavor. Can substitute ham, shrimp different cheese. Experiment with it.

 

 

 

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