"A man who was fond of wine was offered some grapes at dessert after dinner. "Much obliged," said he, pushing the plate aside; "I am not accustomed to take my wine in pills."--Jean Antheleme Brillat-Savarin, The Physiology of Taste
1 unbaked pie shell 2 eggs beaten 2/3 cups half & half 1/4 tsp salt 1/3 cup grated Swiss or Mozzarella cheese 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 2-3 dashed hot pepper sauce 1/8 tsp nutmeg 2 tablespoons diced ham 1 tablespoon margarine 1/4 cup chopped onion Herbs to taste
Saute onion and ham in butter. Mix eggs, cream, spices and cheese. Add ham & onion. Pour in pie shell and sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake at 450º for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 325º for 20 minutes. Sprinkle with herbs.
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