Tuesday, October 6, 2009

It's that time of year again~



When comfort food starts to step in~

A little while ago..I made 2 Shepherd Pies..a big one for Oliver's family and a smaller one for us~




These are warm dinners I grew up..my husband..our girls and now their children~



They're plain little meals packed with flavor..
I have always made it the same way..Browned seasoned lean ground beef ..with onions.. topped with a mix of kernel and cream corn..then topped with creamy delicious mashed potatoes..

All baked together for ap . 1 hr and 15 mins at 350..depending on the size..

With the House Ketchup (My husband's mom's recipe:) )It's a treat~

20 comments:

  1. Du boeuf, des oignons, des amandes, il y a plein de délicatesse dans ce plat, comme toujours, je me remettrais bien à table avec mes gloutons autour de moi pour goûter ce plat

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  2. i think we met over this dish...

    and by the way, all your food has been comfort food... to my eyes and soul~

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  3. Jain..what a good memory..we did meet over this dish:) hey..almost a decade ago:)~You made me smile~

    Bonne Journée~

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  4. I have to agree with Jain. There is always something special with everything you make.

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  5. Mashed potatoes and beef - perfect comfort food. Put them together, and.... *sigh*

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  6. Looks wonderful. I love comfort food. What is White House Ketchup?

    Carol

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  7. If there is any comfort in cool, rainy, dreary weather it's comfort food! I do welcome the flavors of fall. Your Shepherd's Pie has been in my recipe file for a few years too...you're the reason I started ricing instead of mashing potatoes ;)

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  8. I love the food we make in colder weather. Warm, comforting. Beef + onions + potatoes. What's better than that?

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  9. Ah yes, comfort food indeed! If you look at any meat + potato dish in any culture, it is always categorised as "comfort food" :) I love anything you make, actually.

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  10. Shepherd pie is one of the most comforting foods there ever was. Gorgeous photos.
    Sam

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  11. I'm going to make this over the weekend if the weather stays cool. My grandma used to make this for us for week night treats and it was so comforting. Thank you for bringing back that memory, Monique.
    xo~Tracie

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  12. Ahhh! Shepherd Pie-Love it! What a great autumn family meal. Soul satisfying and comforting.

    By the way, these are beautiful photographs of the family.

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  13. Your potato topping looks a little chunkier than most and I like that. I have never made one, but I am going to now.

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  14. J'aime tellement le paté chinois. Des fois je le fais avec des lentilles au lieu du boeuf haché

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  15. Shepherd pie...I love the one dish meals...indeed great for this time of the year :-)

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  16. I bought my apples today for the candy apples:)

    Donna.. when I have put the potatoes on top of the casserole..I do what my mom did..I run the tines of my fork through butter and then run the tines on top of the potatoes..It crisps the top..that's why they look crunchier on top..Like little mountains..I love Sol's way..with a piping bag and a huge tip..:) But I was pressed for time~

    Hélène je suis certaine que c'est excellent et très unique avec des lentilles..Si bon pour la santé aussi.

    Thank you! When I left today I thought.. Hmm...Quite ordinary..but ... I could eat another tonight:) Certainly not gastronomique or moléculaire or petites portions:) It's just "mom" food:).. To me.



    Bonne Soirée~♥

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  17. Definitely comforting. Thanks for sharing it with us. I would love for you to join me for Crock Pot Wednesdays if you would like.

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  18. Oh how I love this dish....and I know I would adore yours!
    It looks wonderful!
    L~xo

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  19. I have always wanted to make Shepherd's Pie. It is that time of year when comfort food needed for body and soul!

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  20. Il n'y a rien de plus réconfortant et convivial que ces bons plats familiaux ...
    Bisous
    Hélène

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