Monthly Archives: September 2012

Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

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Broccoli Cheddar Quiche

1/2 cup whipping cream (light or heavy your choice)
1/2 cup milk
6 eggs
2 cups broccoli, cooked but firm
1/2 sweet onion, chopped
1 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
Pie shell (can use pre formed pie shell or one you roll out)
Salt and pepper to taste

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Preheat oven to 325. Sauté onions in olive oil until golden brown. You can throw the broccoli in with the onions if you are using fresh broccoli. I used the steam in a bag and microwaved for half the time. Pour onions and broccoli into the pie shell. Whisk together eggs, milk, whipping cream, salt and pepper, 1/2 cup cheddar. Pour mixture over onions and broccoli. Top with the remaining 1/2 cup of Cheddar. Bake for 1 hour and let set for 5 minutes before serving. You can put just about anything in this quiche: Ham & Swiss for a Quiche Lorraine or change up the meats: cooked bacon, sausage crumbles or pepperoni. Other cheeses: Gruyere, Mozzarella or Parmesan. Be creative and Enjoy!

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Southern Creamed Corn

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I found this fantastic side dish on bluebonnetsandbrownies.com (check out their site when you have time… so light and fun with great recipes to boot!)

Creamed Corn

4 lbs. frozen sweet corn
2 8 oz blocks cream cheese, diced into 1 inch squares
1 stick (4 oz) of salted butter
3/4 cup heavy whipping cream
4 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon black pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt

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Directions:

Throw all the ingredients into a crockpot on low for at least 4 hours. If you need it done faster, cook it on the stove or on high in the crockpot, but be prepared to sacrifice a little of the savory goodness that results when corn is allowed to soak in dairy for hours. All of the cream cheese pieces should be completely melted into the cream and butter.

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I made this for a neighborhood Labor Day picnic and everyone loved it. So easy and full of that sweet and warm comfort food we all love!