Summer is quickly setting in now that the kids are out of school. That means long days trying to beat the summer heat. Aside from going to the pool and the beach alot to stay cool, I’m going to be all about easy meals. And meals that won’t heat up the house with long oven cooking or baking time.
Keeping that in mind, I’ll be utilizing the new Sharp R-830 Convection Microwave Oven as my latest kitchen gadget to keep summers cooler and cooking times faster. It’s a countertop unit that’s a combination of a standard microwave oven and a convection oven. The dual model cooks food quickly, while still being able to brown and crisp things like a traditional oven.
For this quiche, I par-baked the crust. You can see the crust came out just right – perfectly crisp and brown. The high speed fan of the convection oven pushes and circulates the heat for even cooking—ideal for baking. Once the crust was par-baked, I filled and finished baking the remainder of the quiche in no time.
I’m all for this new kitchen assistant—anything that can keep the house cool, guarantees great results and makes life easier—yes, please.
Now for the recipe, use your preferred pastry shell, or to shortcut the recipe – use store bought crust. For the greens I prefer spinach , but kale or Swiss chard or almost any greens will work. Want to make it skinny style? Use low-fat cheesecake. Craving some protein? Throw some pancetta in it. Are you seeing where I am going with this? Yep, you got it—this recipe is highly adaptable, so make it your way and enjoy!
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