Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Even though temperatures are below freezing at night, the outdoor lettuce (which is protected by plexiglas and a polycover) is thriving. The container is on the southside of the house, it heats up during the day, and much of the warmth is retained for night chill.
It was a perfect day to make Quiche, new snow on the ground and plenty of fresh eggs in the frig
(Thank you Chickens!)

QUICHE (Preheat oven to 325 degrees)
2 9 inch pie shells
7 Extra large eggs
3/4 cup half & half
1/4 cup milk
1 lb. Swiss cheese (shredded) or Monterray Jack cheese
3/4 teaspoon nutmeg
dash salt & pepper

With electric mixer beat eggs, milk and half and half until light and foamy, add seasonings and sprinkle in shredded cheese, place in oven for 40-45 minutes. Remove and cool on rack.
Serve with salad and bread.

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