Compost Quiche

I was at a loss at dinnertime. I had nothing planned. It was 6:15pm and were all walking in the door after a long day. Sound familiar? This was our family scenario the other night. Oh, and I should add that we had little to no food in the fridge because I had been away. So, what to do when you’re in a pinch and you don’t feel like rushing to the market or ordering in? Make a quiche- a custard containing milk and eggs that’s poured into an open pie crust Chances are you have eggs, milk and cheese in your fridge. Lucky … [Read more...]

BLT Quiche: Bacon, Leek & Tomato

Yay, it’s one of my favorite days of the month, my Secret Recipe Club reveal day for February! I’m honored to be a part of this diverse international group of food bloggers.  In case you forgot, everyone in the Secret Recipe Club gets “assigned” a blog from which we are supposed to pick a dish to cook.  But, it’s all done in secrecy.  It isn’t until the ultimate reveal day (today) that everyone showcases the dishes and discovers who’s been their secret foodie link.  This club has provided me valuable exposure to blogs I might not otherwise … [Read more...]

Chicken Asparagus Quiche

This week we resumed our Wednesday night Breakfast-for-Dinner ritual.  We’re trying to get back into many of the routines that were forgotten over summer vacation. I decided to adapt one of Mom’s quiche recipes.  My kids have loved all the other egg-based dishes I’ve made (calling them egg pies) so, I figured I’d experiment with a Chicken Asparagus Quiche. This quiche dish is very easy to create and contains some short cuts to appeal to any hard-pressed parent trying to get a quick meal on the table.  Rather than cooking chicken, just buy … [Read more...]

Caramelized Onion Quiche and an OXO Good Grips Giveaway!

I’m thrilled to have been selected as part of the OXO Blogger Outreach Program to help spread the word about OXO Healthy Eating Tools. Over the past year, as I’ve slowly been upgrading my kitchen and organizing my chaotic pantry, OXO has been my go-to brand!  I love all of my recent OXO purchases: angled measuring cups, locking tongs, measuring cups, and most importantly, their pop storage containers! But, I had NO IDEA how much I desperately needed the OXO Hand-Held Mandolin Slicer. Wahoo!  My very first OXO Hand-Held Mandolin Slicer Up … [Read more...]