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Monday, January 24, 2011

4 Quiches - I can explain

We had an abundance of eggs and milk because I bought some and then we got more from Clint and Amanda's farm.  So with 7 dozen eggs plus a gallon of fresh farm milk with the cream on top and a gallon of store bought skim milk,  I need to start using these eggs and milk so they don't go to waste.

Quiche is one of favorite things to eat at a restaurant.  I looked at AllRecipes.com and read many reviews how other cooks bake quiches, then freeze them to thaw and reheat when needed. 
So,  I am giving it a try. 

Today, I used 13 eggs, 2 cups of cream and 2 cups in milk making 4 quiches. (3 eggs went into each quiche and 1 egg went into the crust)

4 freshly baked quiches

I tried one of them after they cooled a little,  a slice of quiche makes a very nice lunch.  Nina had some too when she picked up Elizabeth mid-afternoon.  I covered the first quiche and will try keeping it in the fridge to reheat for more breakfasts or lunches this week.

I cut the other 3 into slices, then wrapped them well and put them in the freezer.  I am hoping that since they are cut, if I just want to take out a slice or 2, that it will be easy and the rest of the quiche can go back in the freezer. 

My recipe is pretty basic - each crust was sprinkled with just a little chopped onion and about 1/4 cup chopped ham, and 1 cup of cheese (mine was cheddar and mozzarella)
the filling for each was 3 beaten eggs, 1/2 C cream and 1/2 C milk, a little salt and pepper. 
2 of them also got a squirt of Dijon mustard. 
They baked at 375 for about 45 minutes and I rotated them halfway so they would bake a little more evenly. 

I have put part of the milk in the freezer for later.  I plan on making some pudding this week, some deviled eggs and maybe egg salad too.  any other suggestions? 


  1. lemon meringue pie? :)

    love quiche, too...how wonderful that will be to pull out what you need from the freezer! I would love that for brunch after church on Sunday!

  2. Hi Rhonda,
    You could make some crepes. They can be used for all kinds of things. I filled some last week with Ricotta Cheese and Spinach and topped with pasta sauce.
    Let me know how the freezing goes. I have never had luck freezing egg dishes.
    They look yummy.

  3. Yummy, I love quiche, I used to make it quite often when my children were young, they loved it too. Yours look wonderful and the recipe sounds great!
    Hugs, Cindy

  4. There are standbys such as hard-boiled for salads, breakfast for dinner, creamed eggs on toast, egg custard, breakfast sandwiches, or used in baking. I believe eggs can be frozen if cracked and slightly beaten and put into a container or ice cube trays. Lyn

  5. Smart idea to use your extras that way. Your crusts came out very nice. We enjoy quiche here too. I like it with a side salad w/ ranch dressing. :-)

  6. Yum - now you have me craving egg salad! Hmm, must hard boil some eggs.

  7. I know one thing...those quiches made me hungry!!!

  8. Looks so good! I'll be by in a bit to have a slice!

  9. Goodness sakes I have a total of two eggs in my frig! RoRo


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