I'd like to make a quiche in a traditional quiche baking dish but am completely inept at making the pastry base - is there anywhere I can just buy it, defrost it and just lay it into the dish? The pastry would preferably be made with butter.
Quiche can sometimes be a diet downfall. Full of eggs, cream, and a flaky crust, it's not the lightest thing to start the day with. Luckily, our healthy (gluten-free) version packs in the veggies and skips the wheat with a sweet potato crust.
Gather round children! Today's slang session concerns TOUCHED, which is either a nice thing, or a not-so-nice thing. In this brand-new series, we devote time to the words and phrases chefs hold near and dear to their sweaty, stressed out, crass little hearts.
A good Reuben sandwich is a perfect balance of flavors and textures, and this one delivers. Good rye bread, crisped in butter, holds generous layers of Thousand Island dressing, rich corned beef or pastrami, crunchy sauerkraut, and nutty, melty Gruyère or Swiss cheese that oozes beautifully into the other ingredients.