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       Title: Elegant Quiche
  Categories: Dairy, Main dish, La-times
       Yield: 6 Servings
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       2 c  Flour
       1 ds Salt
       1 c  Butter or margarine
       1 tb Oil
       2 tb -Cold water, or more
       1    Onion; chopped
       1 tb Butter or margarine
       1 ds Dried thyme; crushed
       1    Bay leaf
       5 oz Bacon; chopped
       5    Eggs
       2    Egg yolks
       1 c  Half and half
       1 ds Ground nutmeg
     1/3 lb Swiss cheese, shredded
   Mix flour and salt in bowl. Cut in 1 cup butter and oil until mixture
   resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle with water, tossing with fork until
   dough holds together. Gather into ball and chill a few minutes if
   dough is too soft to handle. Roll out pastry on floured board and fit
   into 10-inch quiche pan or pie plate.
   To make filling, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter. Add thyme and bay
   leaf. Remove bay leaf. Cook bacon until crisp, then drain. Blend eggs,
   yolks, half and half and nutmeg. Place bacon, onion and cheese in
   pastry shell. Cover with egg mixture. Bake at 350F 35 to 40 minutes,
   or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.
   (C) 1992 The Los Angeles Times