Shepherds Pie

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For St. Patty’s day Lindsey and I decided to make shepherds pie! Here it is!

Shepherds Pie

• Start by peeling and chopping 3-4 large Potatoes.

• Boil in salted water until fork tender.
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• Chop 1 onion, 3 carrots, 1 bunch broccoli, and 4 cloves garlic.20130317-200000.jpg

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• Sauté veggies together until softened.
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• Add 1 LB Ground Beef to veggie mixtir20130317-202351.jpg

• Cook until beef is cooked through.

• Add 1/2 C. Guinness, 1/2 Can Green peas. Cook liquid out. 20130317-202727.jpg

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• Drain Potatoes and add to a mixing bowl, with 2 TB Butter . 20130317-202849.jpg

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• Whip up with mixer, Add 1/4C Half & Half (or heavy cream), salt, and pepper.

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• Separate meat mixture between two baking dishes (or 1 large).

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• Pipe mashed potatoes onto meat mixture. (Or scoop and level)

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• Bake at 350 for 30 minites

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Enjoy!

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Lindsey’s Jewelry: Hard Wear by Lindsey (Awesome stuff)

Rustified.com – Lifestyle Inspirations from a Renaissance Man (I love his blog- 365 page book for this year, recipes, & daily inspirations)

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My Thanksgiving Table and Menu

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Happy Thanksgiving!!!!

For this wonderful holiday I am making dinner and my family is coming to town!

First of the menu:
(This year no turkey, yes we are weird, but my family tends to prefer ham so I’m going with that)

Ham (from trader joes)
Cornbread Stuffing (my Grandma’s recipe)
Macaroni and cheese (my Grandma’s recipe)
Corn Bread casserole (my fav! Got this recipe from a friend that made it for thanksgiving a few years back)
Homemade garlic, herb Mashed Potatoes with Gravy (of course)
Hawaiian sweet rolls
Green bean casserole (added to my thanksgiving menu last year)

Pecan pie cheesecake
Mud pie
Pecan pie

Now here is my table with two of my covered pumpkins.

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I hope you all have a wonderful thanksgiving, how ever you choose to celebrate!
I would love to hear your comments, how you spent thanksgiving, see your decor, and what you ate!