Rich, savory custard, flecked with delicious things like bacon, cheese, and fresh vegetables and baked in a buttery crust: What’s not to love? Quiche is the perfect make-ahead dish for company’s-coming brunches, lunches, and dinners.
The dough can be made through step 1 the night before baking and left to rise in the refrigerator for up to 12 hours. The chilled dough will need about two hours in the baking dish to come to room temperature and double in bulk before baking.
The eye-catching nature of red flannel hash belies its sturdily economical roots as the way to use up vegetables leftover from a New England boiled dinner. Beets are the key ingredient, and we added pastrami to give smoke and savor to the sweet root vegetables.