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Old 01-27-2007, 08:06 PM   #11
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I partially bake a 9 inch pie crust. Then I saute several bunches of thinly sliced leeks in butter.After baking the crust I spread grated Gruyere cheese over the bottom, top with the sauteed leeks, the pour in a mix of 3-4 eggs 2/3 c. heavy cream with a pinch of nutmeg..Dot the top with several tab. of butter and bake at 375 til set and golden.

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Old 01-27-2007, 08:30 PM   #12
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The frittata, nothing better. And they are so easy to make.

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Old 01-27-2007, 09:45 PM   #13
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Egg Custard

Put this in the microwave as you sit down to dinner and you will have a wonderful warm custard for dessert.

1 1/4 cups milk
2 tsps vanilla extract
4 large eggs
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/8 tsp salt
2 TBSP packed light brown sugar

1. Put milk and vanilla into 4-cup microwave-safe measure. Microwave uncovered on high 2 to 3 minutes till hot.
2. Meanwhile, beat eggs, granulated sugar and salt in medium-size bowl until blended.
3. Gradually whisk in hot milk until blended.
4. Pour into four 5-6 ounce custard cups. Place cups on a 10-inch round microwave-safe plate. Place plate on mico-wave safe trivet or inverved saucer in microwave oven.
5. Microwave uncovered on medium 6 to 8 minutes, rotating each cup and then the dish 1/2 turn once, until custard is almost set (the centers should jiggle a little).
6. Let stand about 5 minutes until center is firm and sprinkle with the brown sugar.

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Old 01-27-2007, 09:52 PM   #14
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I like ham and mushroom quiche.
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Old 01-27-2007, 11:55 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by auntdot
The frittata, nothing better. And they are so easy to make.
Frittata, gets my vote also. My two favorite frittatas are:

broccoli and cheese (sometimes I will add chopped ham)


sausage, green chilies, and cheese
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Old 01-28-2007, 09:57 AM   #16
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creme brulee, frittata, poached eggs and quiche. I like eggs in every form except perhaps deviled eggs which I will eat but somehow have never developed a big liking towards.
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:00 AM   #17
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Oooh - forgot about Deviled Eggs. I LOVE them, & enjoy trying out different mixtures & toppings (love them topped with caper-rolled anchovy filets!).

In fact, I also really like making what I call "Deviled Egg Salad", which is really just Deviled Eggs all chopped up & served on lettuce or as a sandwich filling.
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:06 AM   #18
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And Egg Sandwiches (you guys have me on a roll now - lol!!)!!

I like to either make a small one-egg omelette, folded into quarters, or fry an egg, & then serve it on a roll with melted cheese, ham or turkey bacon, & a few dashes of hot pepper sauce.

Our local bagel shop makes a terrific Egg Sandwich with your choice of 1 or 2 eggs; real Virginia country ham, bacon, or sausage; & swiss, American, cheddar, provoline, or muenster cheese!!! All served up on a large soft egg bagel. One of those along with the terrific fresh coffee they always have on hand makes a fabulous to-go early-morning breakfast when I'm on the run.
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Old 01-28-2007, 10:27 AM   #19
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I can`t stand eggs, but I love egg fried rice, so That would have to be my Fave :)
So long and Thanks for all the Fish ;)

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Old 01-28-2007, 10:44 AM   #20
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GrannyG, thank you, thank you for the microwave custard recipe! It's so much simpler than dealing with the water bath.
I do have one question: My microwave has a round glass tray that turns. Do you think I could set the custard cups directly on it?

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