Elegant quiche

Yield: 6 servings

2 c Flour
1 ds Salt
1 c Butter or margarine
1 tb Oil
2 tb -Cold water, or more

1 Onion; chopped
1 tb Butter or margarine
1 ds Dried thyme; crushed
1 Bay leaf
5 oz Bacon; chopped
5 Eggs
2 Egg yolks
1 c Half and half
1 ds Ground nutmeg
1/3 lb Swiss cheese, shredded

Mix flour and salt in bowl. Cut in 1 cup butter and oil until mixture
resembles coarse meal. Sprinkle with water, tossing with fork until
dough holds together. Gather into ball and chill a few minutes if
dough is too soft to handle. Roll out pastry on floured board and fit
into 10-inch quiche pan or pie plate.

To make filling, saute onion in 1 tablespoon butter. Add thyme and bay
leaf. Remove bay leaf. Cook bacon until crisp, then drain. Blend eggs,
yolks, half and half and nutmeg. Place bacon, onion and cheese in
pastry shell. Cover with egg mixture. Bake at 350F 35 to 40 minutes,
or until knife inserted near center comes out clean.