A couple weeks ago, I featured a wild rice mushroom soup. Since I had half a package of wild rice left, I decided to make a quiche. Quiche originated in France and is a pastry shell filled with a custard. It can have other ingredients in it such as onions, mushrooms, ham, bacon, cheese and herbs. It is baked in a special quiche pan, or you can use a pie pan. This dish is served for lunch, dinner, as a first course, or even as an hors d’oeuvre. And yes, real men do eat quiche!
I had some ingredients left over from the holidays and I was hungry for a sweet quick bread. This dried cherries and chocolate chip quick bread did the trick. It was fast to put together and is really good to eat warm from the oven. You can switch out any dried fruit, such as craisins or dried apricots, and use milk chocolate chips or white chocolate chips. Throw in some almonds, pecans or walnuts if you wish for more flavor. Noelle Rulseh can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flipping the calendar to January is always a downer after all the festivities of the holidays and all the extra calories consumed. Not to mention the frigid temperatures and the long winter months looming ahead. I have tried ice skating, downhill skiing and cross country skiing, and have failed at all three of those winter sports. I do enjoy walks in the pretty snow when it’s not unbearable to be outside. RELATED: Got candy canes?
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