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Quiche Lorraine Tips
How can I enhance the flavor of my quiche Lorraine?
Splurge on good-quality cheese to get the best flavor. You’ll be amazed at how much better it will taste. Also, avoid using low-fat dairy products as these tend to have more water in them, which means they won’t produce the same creamy texture full-fat products give you. Have leftover Parmesan cheese to spare? Use it up in these recipes that make the most of Parmesan cheese
(Here's how to make quiche Lorraine
, step by step.)
How can I save time while making this recipe?
To save time, make the crust early and place it in the springform pan to chill the night before serving. The more time you allow it to chill, the better. It will hold its shape more easily, adding more flaky, buttery goodness to every bite.
How do you freeze quiche?
Quiche is one of the best freezer breakfasts
! If you have leftover quiche and want to save it for another day or you want to make it ahead of time and freeze it whole, simply let the baked quiche cool to room temperature. Then wrap in a double layer of aluminum foil and freeze for up to 1 month. To use, thaw overnight in the refrigerator; reheat in a 350° oven until internal temperature reaches 160°.
How do you make a deep-dish pie crust?
To make a deep-dish pie crust, combine 1 to 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour and 1/4 teaspoon of salt; cut in 2/3 cup of cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3 to 6 tablespoons of ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate for an hour or freeze for up to 6 months. (Psst! We recommend using a springform pan
. It allows for more filling per slice than with a deep-dish pie plate.) Research contributed by James Schend, Taste of Home Deputy Editor, Culinary
Dough for single-crust deep-dish pie
Dough for single-crust deep-dish pie: Combine 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour and 1/4 tsp. salt; cut in 2/3 cup cold butter until crumbly. Gradually add 3-6 Tbsp. ice water, tossing with a fork until dough holds together when pressed. Shape into a disk; wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
1 piece: 671 calories, 49g fat (27g saturated fat), 308mg cholesterol, 841mg sodium, 33g carbohydrate (10g sugars, 2g fiber), 25g protein.