1/4 - 1/3
grated cheese (gruyere is best; cheddar is good too)
light cream (or half and half)
ground black pepper
5 or 6
bacon strips, cut into 1" pieces & cooked
sliced ham, fried slightly (to bring out flavor)
scallions, chopped and sauteed in butter
fresh mushrooms, sliced & sauteed in butter
fresh spinach, chopped, steamed, & drained
1Beat egg white slightly, and spread a thin layer of egg white over uncooked pie crust. Prebake the pie crust at 425 F (400 for a glass pan) for 10-15 minutes. Let cool.
2Place cheese in crust. Add one or more of the fillings (about 1 - 1 1/2 cups filling(s) total).
3Mix eggs, both kinds of cream, and spices. Pour gently on top of cheese and filling(s).
4Bake at 375 F (350 for glass pan) for 45 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean.
Originally Posted: Sat, Nov 1, 2014