Friday, July 9, 2010

egg pie

I have been hungry for quiche for a month or so. 
 I haven't made quiche in years because the last time I made it, it was down right nasty. 
I made the last one with tuna...blech.  That was my first mistake!
This time I was pleasantly surprised. 

The picture above is:

6 eggs
1 cup of milk
6 ounces of shredded cheese, i had Colby/monterray jack on hand
8 slices of bacon, i cooked them in the frying = easy.
salt and pepper
2 chives, cleaned and chopped
3 heaping spoon fulls of sour cream

I had all the yummy stuff in a bowl ready to go and I needed a crust.

I tweeted about it, and one of my twitter/blog friends came to my rescue!
Oh how I love twitter and all the friends I have made through tweeting.

Thanks a million Ams!

The crust you see above is:

1 cup flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup of cold water

I just mixed those four things into a bowl and then pressed into a pie plate.
Yes, it was that easy, and then I topped it with the egg mixture!

I baked it for 45 minutes in a 375 degree oven.

Look at that wonderful color.  I love lightly browned cheese.
And bacon makes everything better.

And the inside is so eggy and cheesy and bacony.  All mixed together it just sings in your mouth.


I gave the kids a slice for dinner that night, fresh from the oven. 

Layla said, "This is the best egg pie I think I have ever had."  Oh how I love that girl. 
She does wonders for my ego when it comes to cooking. I am so happy that my kids will eat almost anything. 

So, I am calling this quiche egg pie.


Kelli said...

Oh how I love LOVE. Thanks for sharing your egg pie.

Kelli W said...

I've never made quiche before...I kind of figured mine would turn out like your first one did:) This sounds really yummy though! Thanks for sharing the recipe, I may just have to try making an egg pie now!

Chubskulit Rose said...

That looks sumptuous!

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beckylbranch said...

That is too funny "egg pie" I like that better anyways! That looks so good, I LOOOOVE quiche of any kind. Especially when it involves BACON!

My Trendy Tykes said...

Oh Yum! I will have to save this and try it soon.

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Heather said...

SO I am reading at this breakfast time, and the fact that I don't have this in the flesh is very sad! This looks yummy!! I am starved for it now!!

LeAnna said...

I love the idea of adding sour cream! Mmm, it looks delish!

Unknown said...

Why am I just getting to this now?
I am going to blame it on me being out of town - but YAY! I am so glad that it was THAT easy. I am going to attempt this for dinner tomorrow night and I can't WAIT!!!!!
I am so glad that the crust was so easy too...

Todd and Courtney said...

that does look good! Ive never made quiche before.! :)