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Tuesday's Cupboard—A Summer of Retro Pies! #2—Blender Quiche

This versatile recipe is good for you and good for the pocket book!  It comes in two variations, sweet onion & baby spinach or sweet onion & fresh tomato.  This light & delicious quiche is excellent frozen & later reheated for an easy, summertime supper.  Circa 1981_Sunset Magazine 

Blender Quiche 
Makes two 9" pies — 8 servings cut into quarters or 6 large servings cut into thirds

•  2 frozen deep-dish 9" pie crusts, thawed

•  1 8-oz pkg. shredded cheese (cheddar, jack, swiss/gruyère, or any combination)
•  6 slices bacon, chopped & fried crisp (drained on a paper towel)

•  1 6-oz. container nonfat plain yogurt (Greek-style or regular nonfat is fine)
•  3 eggs (or, 3/4 egg substitute)
•  1 T. cornstarch
•  1/2 tsp. kosher salt
•  1/4 tsp. nutmeg
•  dash of cayenne pepper

•  1 med. sweet yellow onion

• 3 c. chopped fresh tomatoes OR 1 c. fresh baby spinach

Make It!
Put bacon & cheese in prepared crusts (1/2 in one crust, 1/2 in the other).  P…

Thursday Mini-Post: Sea Hats!

Looking for a perturbed cnidarian to wear on your head?  Of course, you are!  An irascible squid?  A cranky Great White?   You've come to the right place!

San Diego fabric artist, Josh Freeman, has created what is this year's "must-have" accessory among the funny hat-wearing fashion elite—Sea Hats!  Yay!  It's the perfect gift for that special someone who already has a giant Goofy hat, a Rasta tam with dreadlocks, or a mini top hat.

Get yours at Josh's Etsy page and read more about his shop, Obey My Brain Creations, on you-know-where!

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