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                               Elegant Quiche
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Egg
                 Pie
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         MMMM------------------------PASTRY
                          SHELL-----------------------------
    2       c            Flour
    1       d            Salt
    1       c            Butter or margarine
    1       tb           Oil
    2       tb           -Cold water, or more
                         MMMMM--------------------------FILLING---- -- ¥
 					
    1                    Onion -- chopped
    1       tb           Butter or margarine
    1       d            Dried thyme -- crushed
    1                    Bay leaf
    5       oz           Bacon -- chopped
    5                    Eggs
    2                    Egg yolks
    1       c            Half and half
    1       d            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
 By AWXP96A@prodigy.com ( MICKEY L FORSTER) on Apr 10, 1997
 
 
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