Shepherd’s Pie with Gravy, Cranberry Chutney and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

Reheat instructions:

Shepherds pie
Add a few dollops of butter to top.
Reheat in oven until hot and bubbly. Vegetables are only al dente so heat thoroughly.

Gravy
Heat on stovetop to warm.

Mashed potatoes
I ended up w way more spuds than needed for the topping so I sent some along. Reheat in oven if you don’t mind a crunchy top layer. Add dollops of butter to lessen that effect.

Cranberry chutney
Serve cold.

Cookies
Have been frozen so bring to room temperature.

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One thought on “Shepherd’s Pie with Gravy, Cranberry Chutney and Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

  1. Shepherds pie is so English to me. Mostly because I first had it in London compliments of Pam. Also, because potatoes go down so very well on both sides of our family. There are no leftovers (some mash but only a serving). It was Neal & I that devoured it. The gravy, haven’t seen texture like that & the taste…unusual, but incredible. I’m not a gravy girl but Neal has brought me around as he IS a gravy man. The gravy was the icing on top. The kids, well, it’s a bit complicated. I’m pretty confident Milo would have enjoyed the mash & pie. We left him in Mansfield & he’s come back all different. Loti, I think she only eats 2 days a month. So now I’m just trying to figure out which 2 days. Edan, totally not like him but he’s had an infection, virus, cough, etc that I think his appetite is off. These are not excuses! The pie & gravy are definitely at the top of co-op meals. No one has tried the cookies but me. I think I may just keep it that way. I’m not a raisin fan. Too many as a kid. The stickiness. Texture. However, my dad LOVES oatmeal raisin so my family has dabbled in a recipe or two. I love oatmeal & all that goes with it but ax the raisins. I’m pleasantly surprised that your raisins go against my norm. I love them. Yes, I want the recipe & yes, I will bake them without raisins but that is only out of habit. There are only so many comfort zones I can expand at a time. Thank you for making such a damn fine meal for me & my family.

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