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MAR-APR 2019

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H osng an elegant Easter brunch is easy when you build a menu around exceponal ingredients. Your dishes don't have to be overly complicated; simple dishes are perfect for the occasion when you let stand-out flavors steal the show. Quiche is a brunch staple, and no variaon of this classic is complete without cheese – in this case, a rich, creamy layering of Jarls- berg's unmistakable flavor does the trick. For a lighter bite, try these Cheesy, Crispy Smashed Potatoes from Chef George Duran, host of TLC's "Ulmate Cake Off" and Food Network's "Ham on the Street." You could go a more decadent route with Duran's Brown Sugar Ham and Cheese Scky Buns, or even appeal to kids of all ages with his Spicy Tater Tot Breakfast Muffins. Explore more recipes for a simply elegant Easter brunch at Spinach and Sundried Tomato Quiche Recipe courtesy of Jarlsberg Cheese Servings: 6 Pie Dough: 3/4 cup buer 1 cup white flour 2 tbsp. water Filling: 1 cup fresh spinach 1 red onion, cut into rings Buer 1 cup milk 4 eggs Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 1/2 cup sundried tomatoes, sliced 1/4 cup olives 1 cup shredded Jarlsberg Cheese Heat oven to 400 F. Mix bu0er and flour in food processor or by hand un/l mixture has granular consistency. Add water and knead into dough. Let chill 30 minutes. Roll dough and fit into 10-inch pie pan. With fork, make holes in dough and bake 15 minutes. To make filling: Heat oven to 350 F. In frying pan, fry onion and spinach with bu0er then scoop mixture into quiche base. Whisk to- gether eggs, milk, salt and pepper, and pour over spinach and onion. Top with olives, sundried tomatoes, and cheese. Bake 35-40 minutes at 350°. Spicy Tater Tot Breakfast Muffins Recipe courtesy of Chef George Duran Servings: 12 Nons/ck cooking spray 36 frozen tater tots 2 cups grated Jarlsberg Cheese, divided 8 large eggs 2 jalapeno peppers, seeds and veins removed and finely chopped 1/2 red pepper, finely chopped 2 tbsp. heavy cream 1/2 tsp. salt 1/8 tsp. ground pepper Parsley, finely chopped for garnish Heat oven to 425° F. Spray 12-cup muffin /n with nons/ck spray. Place three tater tots in each muffin cup and bake 10 minutes. Re- move from oven and use small spoon or fork to gently press down on tater tots to form base and sides of each muffin. Sprinkle 2 cups Jarlsberg cheese equally over tater tots and bake 10 minutes. Beat eggs in large bowl and add jalapeno, red pepper, heavy cream, salt, and pepper. Remove tater tots from oven and pour egg mixture into cups. Top evenly with remaining grated cheese and bake 10 minutes. Remove each muffin and allow to cool 5 minutes on cooling rack before garnishing with parsley and serving. Tip: For a non-spicy alterna/ve, replace jalapeno with same amount of green bell peppers. cooking cooking Chef George Duran

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