Mushroom-fontina quiche

One of my goals for 2013 was to try making quiche. I love quiche; in all honesty, I love savory pies of any form. I have a deep weakness for pie crust or flaky puff pastry, and I actually prefer savory to sweet (I know, this sounds like sacrilege).


While Jess was home over break, we did a lot of indulgent cooking, especially recipes that resulted in leftovers so that we wouldn’t have to cook every night. We made this quiche right before she left, so I got the lion’s share of the leftovers, and I ate a slice for lunch for the better part of a week. Needless to say, my co-workers were really sad about their sandwiches when I trotted out a warm, yummy quiche slice at lunchtime.

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Things we like: The Good Cookie

Happy Friday!

We have been planning to launch a “things we like” page for at least a couple of months. And yet I keep putting it off. Why? Well, because I assume recipes are more interesting than cooking and baking tools that we like to use. But perhaps not! Maybe you really want to know what is in our kitchen. I don’t know your life.

So, this is our first installment in what we hope will be interesting and maybe useful for you. Our purpose here is to highlight tools, ingredients, techniques, and sources that have inspired us or made baking (some cooking) less frustrating.

For our first post, we had to begin at the beginning. The source and inspiration behind our long journey into baking: The Good Cookie (by Tish Boyle).

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