Buffy the Vampire Slayer Recipes
MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG (Dawn of Buffy the Vampire Slayer)
thinks her mom is a great cook. She loves her mom's Broccoli quiche
especially with a little bit of ketchup. She also thinks her mom's crab
stuffed mushrooms are amazing.
Broccoli Cheddar Cheese Quiche with Bacon
1 pre-baked 9-in. (23 cm) pie shell 1
1/4 lb lean bacon (about 4 slices) 125g
1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 125ml
1 cup broccoli, chopped 250ml
1 1/2 cups grated cheddar cheese, divided 375ml
3 eggs 3
1 1/2 cups light cream or half-and-half 375ml
1/2 tsp salt 2ml
pepper to taste
Cut bacon into pieces and fry until cooked but not crisp. Remove
bacon and any excess fat, if necessary, from skillet and set aside. Add
onion; cook over medium heat until soft. Remove from skillet and add to
bacon pieces; set aside.
In saucepan of boiling water, cook broccoli pieces until
tender-crisp; drain well, then pat dry with paper towel. Mix together
the bacon, onions, broccoli and 1 cup (250 mL) cheese; sprinkle evenly
over the base of the cooked pie shell.
In mixing bowl, whisk together eggs, cream, salt and pepper to taste.
Pour into shell and sprinkle with remaining 1/2 cup (125 mL) grated
cheese. Bake in 350°F (180°C) oven for 30 to 35 minutes or until
filling is browned and puffed in the center. Filling is set when a knife
inserted into the center comes out clean.
Makes 6 servings.
12 large mushrooms 12
1 tbsp butter 15ml
1/4 cup green onions, chopped 50ml
1 can (170g) crab meat, drained 1 can (170g)
1/2 cup grated Emmenthal or Gruyère cheese, divided 125ml
2 tbsp cracker or bread crumbs, divided 25 ml
1 tbsp mayonnaise 15ml
salt and pepper
Wipe mushrooms; remove stems for stuffing and set caps aside. Trim
and finely chop stems.
In saucepan, melt butter; add onion and chopped mushroom stems; cook
until mushrooms are tender and moisture has evaporated. Stir in drained
crab meat, 1/4 cup (50 ml) cheese, 1 tbsp (15 ml) cracker crumbs,
mayonnaise, salt and pepper to taste; mix well.
Spoon stuffing into reserved mushroom caps and place in greased
baking dish. Combine remaining 1/4 cup (50 ml) cheese and 1 tbsp (15 ml)
cracker crumbs. Sprinkle evenly over stuffed mushrooms. Cover and
refrigerate until ready to serve.
Bake in 400°F (200°C) oven for 10 to 12 minutes; serve hot.
Makes 12 appetizers.
Originally from TV Guide
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