3.30.2010

Tasty Tuesday!


Quiche is now a classic dish of French cuisine, but it actually originated in Germany, in the medieval kingdom of Lothringen. Which the French later renamed Lorraine. The word 'quiche' is from the German 'Kuchen', meaning cake.



Hello! I hope everyone is doing well today. It is only 10:15 and I feel like I have done enough work to last the day!

I hope you enjoy the recipe I have for you today. It is easy to make and very tasty to eat. Feel free to substitute your favorite cheese for the gruyere.


"I am convinced that I am the one who introduced quiche to America."
-James Beard



Portobella Mushroom Quiche

Serves: 6

Ingredients:

* 1 premade pie crust
* 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
* 1/2 cup red onion, finely chopped
* 1 pkg (6 oz) portobella mushrooms, diced
* 1/2 tsp pepper
* 4 large eggs
* 1 cup skim milk
* 1 tsp. garlic powder
* 1 cup gruyere, grated


Directions:

1.) Preheat oven to 450 degrees.
2.) Bring pie crust to room temp.
3.) Unroll crusts and firmly press into a quiche pan.
4.) Pierce crust all over with fork.
5.) Bake 8 min, but do not allow crust to brown.
6.) Set the crust aside.
7.) Reduce oven temp to 375 degrees.
8.) Heat olive oil in large skillet on medium-high, until oil faintly smokes.
9.) Add onions and cook, about 2 min.
10.) Add mushrooms and pepper, then cook about until mushrooms are tender.
11.) Remove from heat and let cool for 5 min.
12.) Whisk together eggs and milk in a mixing bowl.
13.) Season with garlic powder and pepper; set aside.
14.) Cover bottom of pie shell with the cheese.
15.) Spread onion-mushroom mixture evenly over cheese.
16.) Slowly pour egg mixture over each filled pie shell.
17.) Place quiche on center rack of oven.
18.) Bake 35-40 min or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.


Joke of the Day:

How come the egg could not draw a straight line?
Because it's ideas were scrambled.



Have a great day and remember: Go Ahead & Indulge!

4 comments:

H20works said...

This is a must try, I love quiche, and have always wanted to make it. Thanks!

~Kat~
H20works

Art Whims by JS said...

The joke: LOVE IT!

Household 6 Handmade said...

Looks delish!!! hahaha funny joke!

HeartOnSleeveArt said...

oh i am in love with this recipe! love mushrooms and love quiche! i gotta try it ! and i love you nik!!