A Quiche for Mom

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happy cooking.
Pie dough for a large, single-crust, deep dish pie dish or pan (click here for recipe!)
8 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
1 cup (I used a little more) diced leeks (just white/light parts) and/or onions, washed extremely well!
big pinch of salt
cayenne and freshly ground black pepper to taste
6 ounces shredded Gruyere cheese, divided (or other Swiss cheese)
For the custard:
3 large eggs, plus 2 additional egg yolks
1 cup cream
3/4 cup milk
1 tsp chopped fresh thyme leaves
– Line inside crust with foil, fill halfway up with dried beans, rice, or baking weights
– ”Blind bake” the crust for 5 minutes at 425 degrees F.
– Remove foil/weights and bake another 5 minutes
– Reduce oven to 325 degrees F.

– Bake filled quiche for 40-45 minutes, or until set

View the complete recipe

Source recipe: https://foodwishes.blogspot.com/

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