1959 easy-peasy dessert casserole
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Easy retro recipe for Quiche Lorraine

Love how this ad instructs 1960s Americans on how to pronounce this fancy French food.

"Keesh Lorrayne."

Vintage quiche recipe


Quiche Lorraine

Step 1
The pastry. 1 cup sifted all-purpose flour. 1/3 tsp. salt. Few grains of garlic salt. 1/3 cup lard or shortening. 2 to 3 tbsp. cold water. (Note: both pastry and filling may be made ahead of time.)

Step 2
The filling. 6 slices bacon. 3 oz. sliced Swiss cheese. 4 eggs, lightly beaten. 1 tbsp. all-purpose flour. 1/4 tsp. salt. 1/8 tsp. pepper. Few grains cayenne pepper. 2 cups light cream.

Step 3
Sift together salt, flour, garlic salt. Cut in shortening to size of small peas. Add cold water a teaspoonful at a time, while tossing mixture lightly with fork. Press together, flatten slightly, chill 10 minutes. Roll to fit 9" pie plate.

Step 4
Dice bacon, fry crisp. Drain, spread in pie shell, cover with cheese slices. Combine other ingredients, strain into pie shell. Bake at 400˚ F for 15 minutes, reduce heat to 325˚ F for 25-30 minutes more, until silver knife inserted in pie comes out clean.

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