"The tradition of Italian cooking is that of the matriarch. This is the cooking of grandma. She didn't waste time thinking too much about the celery. She got the best celery she could and then she dealt with it."--Mario Batali

Quiche Lorraine Recipe

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This recipe for Quiche Lorraine, by , is from Favorite Recipes , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Molly Wright
Added: Wednesday, February 13, 2008


1 9" pie crust, prepared
1/2 lb diced ham
1/2 lb shredded Swiss cheese
1/4 c. minced onion
1 tbsp. butter
3 eggs, lightly beaten
1 c. heavy cream
1 c. half and half
1/2 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. nutmeg
sprinkle of cayenne pepper

Preheat oven to 450. Saute onions in the butter until glazed. Mix all other ingredients and add onions. Pour mixture into pie shell and bake for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325 and bake an additional 20-25 minutes.

Proportions can vary come, to taste.




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