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Jan 21, 2013

Classic Shepherd's Pie, Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies




Classic Shepherd's Pie-
Since I had today off work, I did a little baking and sewing. I never ate lamb until a few years ago. Once I tried a lamb sandwich made with local grass fed meat, I was hooked! I ate it at Bar Gernika, featured on Diners, Drive Ins and Dives.  Lamb is (to me) still very expensive. I finally decided to try some ground lamb. I was going to do a Greek lamb burger, but didn't have a few ingredients on hand. So I did this Classic Shepherd's Pie instead. I subbed chicken stock for beef, and used frozen peas and carrots. Since I added extra veggies I used an oval casserole, since I didn't want dinner all over the bottom on the oven. Here's the picture coming out-


Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies-
I love these in the winter, they're great with a cup of something hot. A real adult cookie with the steel cut oats! The recipe is here: Dark Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies  Do yourself a favor- do NOT sub rolled oats for this. The steel cut oats really make the cookie!!! I always make a double batch since it a small one.




7 comments:

2 Tramps said...

We haven't had dinner here yet - your food looks delish! Such great comfort food!!

Carolyn said...

I was going to use the link to make supper for tomorrow night, but the link isn't working :(

Nancy po said...

Thanks.

I tired the link and it's working ok on my end. It's classic cottage pie on Tasteofhome.com

Kristina said...

We love ground lamb. I make a Gyro recipe with it. Yum!

Susan said...

Just the ticke for these cold, cold days! I made your crustless cranberry pie this past weekend - and it should have come with a label: Bakers beware - you won't want to share!! It was wonderful!

Nancy po said...

Thanks Susan, it's easy too!

Candy C. said...

The Shepherd's pie looks so stinkin' good right now and it's 10:30 in the morning!! LOL!!
We have a couple of meat vendors at the Farmer's Market that sell lamb, I'll have to check this week to see if they have any ground.

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