Episode 7: Sheer Beauty, Sewing and a Lush?
This episode’s segments:
Queue it Up!
- Wanda Nell Cardigan
My Latest Obsession
- W.E.L.D.E.R. game on iPad
Ham Pie Recipe
3 c. Flour
1 c. Butter
pinch of salt
4-5 T. Chilled white wine
Cut butter into flour. Add egg, salt and wine. Wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Divide into 2 balls. Roll into 12″ circles and place 1 into bottom of 10″ pie pan.
1-2 pkgs frozen spinach, defrosted and excess water squeezed out
4 T. Butter
2 onions, thinly sliced
1/3 c. Parmesan cheese, shredded
1/3 c. Heavy cream
Ham (original recipe didn’t give amount)
5-6 oz. fontina or Swiss cheese, sliced
1 egg, slightly beaten
Melt butter in large saute pan. Add onion and sauté until they are pale in color. Add spinach, parm cheese and cream. Mix to blend 1-2 minutes, let cool. Cover pastry with layer of ham, then sliced cheese, then spinach mixture, then ham, then cheese. Top with remaining dough. Brush with beaten egg and prick with fork 5-6 times.
Bake at 375 degrees for 40 minutes. Let stand 15-30 minutes before serving. Can be made 1-2 days ahead of time.