Sunday, May 16, 2010

A-Z Foodie Monday

as Jen so eloquently stated..
she's NOT in a Quandry for a Q food..
and neither am I ..
Being a seafood lover, gifts from the sea rate very high with me!
Quahogs are clams..only larger.
They can be prepared in a variety of ways,including stews, broths,as well as baked.
 Personally, I find this delicacy a bit too tough for me.
And then there's Quince,,
a strange lumpy yellow fruit from  the apple family..
combined/mixed with apples, it is said to make into a fabulously tart pie..
Or delicious jam..
I prefer another type of Pie..
well it resembles a pie..
and is just as delicious..
and can be made from a variety of ingredients..
basically, eggs, cheeses,meats and vegetables..
and a perfect food for Ladies Luncheons .
or whenever the occasion demands..
Maybe not a true French classic, but delicious nonetheless! Fill a flaky pie crust with crispy bacon, Swiss or cheddar cheese, caramelized onions,eggs, cream and fresh herbs and bake it to perfection. Quiche Lorraine - perfect anytime!


 Veggie quiche with garlic, onions, peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms, cheddar, cream,eggs & fresh herbs in flaky pie crust. Vary the veggies & invent a new vegetarian quiche!


Savory quiche with spinach, garlic & onions, crumbled feta and fresh herbs, overflowing in a flaky pie crust baked to a puffy, golden brown. Make a large deep dish quiche or make and serve mini quiche at your next brunch!


Do real men eat quiche? They'll love this tasty chicken & cheese quiche, loaded with chicken, onions & garlic, cheddar cheese spiced with poultry seasoning. Elegant enough for a party, but hearty enough for a real man!


Fill the flakiest pie crust with basic quiche ingredients; eggs, cheese, cream, broccoli, ham and onions, and what do you have? The best Broccoli, Ham & Cheese Quiche ever! Easy broccoli quiche - It's what's for brunch!

And lastly,dessert..the fabulous Queen Cake...
.. which is basically a yellow cake with fruit and nuts baked into the batter.
The filling between the layers is again a mixture of fruits and nuts with preserves.
The icing.. Sweet butter Creme .
.an old tried and true combination of sweetened condensed milk, butter and powdered confectioners sugar, and vanilla flavoring. so hungry..I might just have a Quick bite of something from Quaker's..oatmeal or cereal!
Please join all the others at Jen's Unglazed for more Q foods! 


  1. Lani, I came by for Blue Monday, but all of that food turned my head! It looks WONDERFUL! And I'm a Floridan, too. :-)



  2. I hope I spelled your name right! It's Loui! I see that now. It's late, and I'm trying to visit everyone. Maybe I should go to bed now. LOL!

  3. Ok, now I am hungry! I have had the spinach and feta quiche and it is delish! I could never tire of quiche. The queen cake looks yummy and huge!

  4. Hi!
    I love quiche and that Queen's Cake looks so yummy!! Have a great day!

    A View of My Life

  5. Happy Monday Loui!
    I'll skip the main course and to directly to the cake! :D

  6. Until today I had never heard of Quahog ...ever. :-) Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm your newest follower!

  7. I've had plenty of clams, but don't know if I've ever had a quahog. I like the name, though!
    I have had quince paste with a slice of cheese on a cracker. My Dominican friend introduced me to this. YUM.
    That cake looks fabulous. Have a good Monday.

  8. Hi Loui,

    It's all about the buttercream frosting! I always call dibs on the batter on the beaters!


  9. Num, num, num, nummy. I guess I'm going to have to go home and eat mass Quantities of cholestrol (sp?). Happy A-Z Monday.

    ps-Loui...those quahogs give me the willies!

  10. Oh that cake~yum!

    Thank you for your kind comments on my blog. I am truly blessed because of it.

  11. Great list of "Q"s! I've never tasted quahogs or quinces. I'd love to taste that Queen cake though. Wow that looks great! Happy Monday to you, Loui! :D

  12. I was hoping someone would explain the whole "quahog" thing. Thank you! And that cake is prompting a few positive comments - I wouldn't mind a slice myself!


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