Monday, March 23, 2009

Cookies and Quiche!

photo: Martha Stewart

I made these Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Apricots and White Chocolate yesterday from Martha Stewart and they were fabulous!
I didn't use butter, sometimes that makes them spread out too much, I used the Whole Foods Market 365 vegetable shortening instead and they came out great, chewy and not too cakey.

photo: Martha Stewart

For dinner I made this Asparagus Leek and Gruyere Quiche , again, from Martha. It was deeeeelish. I need a deeper pie pan though as the entire mixture did not fit in the pan. Next time I will have a ramekin ready for the extra. I altered this a little too and made it with less fat by swapping the half and half for nonfat milk. You could also use egg beaters in place of the eggs.

PS - Martha, if you are reading (I know you are right?), I am sorry that I alter your recipes, they are just to rich for me. Don't gasp too hard, but I have turned a lot of your recipes into vegan, yes vegan recipes. Thanks for providing the framework for me.


Angela said...

Double Yum!
When can I come over?
Love you,

Unknown said...

The quiche and cookies look yummy. You have made me very hungry. Off to get some cookies.

The Maltese Kat said...

Ladies, you are welcome any time you are in the Bay Area. I am always happy to cook for friends.
-MalteseKat (Katie)


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