If Teapots Could Talk, by Gloria Hander Lyons, has more than 60 recipes for all the treats you'll need for an afternoon tea party: scrumptious scones, dainty tea sandwiches, savory apetizers and tea time sweets, plus 15 creative ideas for theme tea parties, with suggestions for invitations, activities, decorations and party favors. Try some of the recipes and party ideas on this blog. Get out those teapots and create fond memories of lively conversation and laughter and fun!
Mini Zucchini and Cheese Quiches From: If Teapots Could Talk: Fun Ideas For Tea Parties
2 large eggs 1/2 cup half-and-half 1/4 teaspoon onion powder 1/4 teaspoon salt Dash of pepper 1/2 cup shredded Swiss cheese 1/2 cup shredded zucchini 1 (15 ounce) package of refrigerated pastry (2 crusts for 9” pie)
Preheat oven to 350°. Unroll pastry and cut into 24 circles using a 3” biscuit cutter. Line mini muffin cups with dough. Place about 1 teaspoon of zucchini in each muffin cup. In a measuring cup with a pouring spout, beat eggs, half-and-half, onion powder, salt and pepper. Fill muffin cups 3/4 full with egg mixture. Sprinkle about one teaspoon of cheese on top of each quiche. Bake 20-25 minutes until pastry is golden brown and centers are set. Let stand 10 minutes before removing from pan. Cool on wire rack. Serve warm or cold.