shepherd's pie


Definition of shepherd's pie 

: a meat pie with a mashed potato crust

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The First Congregational Church of East Hartford celebrated St. Patrick's Day with traditional fare, which included shepherd's pie, boiled cabbage, soda bread, and a sweet bread pudding for dessert. Dennis Hohenberger, Courant Community, "Guests Share A St. Patrick's Day Meal," 28 Mar. 2018 Try the pork as part of a $15 buffet that also features shepherd's pie and Irish curry chicken with rice. Samantha Nelson, RedEye Chicago, "5 authentically Irish St. Patrick's Day celebrations in Chicago," 16 Mar. 2018 The menu includes Irish staples such as corned beef and shepherd's pie as well as burgers, sliders and pizza. Jeff Milo, Detroit Free Press, "Top 15 metro Detroit bars, pubs for St. Patrick's Day, March Madness," 14 Mar. 2018 The sit-down buffet supper will feature menu items from the era including chicken marsala, salad, chicken fettucine, shepherd's pie, flummery and trifle. Jan Lugenbuhl,, "Austen lovers gear up for Literary Festival," 25 Apr. 2018 Restaurant 506 at the Sanford House: A three-course menu will include such entree options as a salmon Benedict bagel, quiche Lorraine, lamb shepherd's pie and more. Robert Philpot, star-telegram, "Easter brunch 2018: Where to eat out in DFW (updated) | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 19 Mar. 2018 Chef Point Cafe in Watauga will offer a St. Patricke's Day brunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., featuring corned beef and cabbage, shepherd's pie and other traditional Irish fare. Kathy Harris, star-telegram, "Green beer. Parades. Here's where to go for St. Patrick's Day in Dallas-Fort Worth | Fort Worth Star-Telegram," 12 Mar. 2018 Salmon with roasted tomatoes and onions, lasagnas, chicken pot pie, chicken parmesan, and shepherd's pie are among La Piastra's most popular staples. Steve Smith, Courant Community, "La Piastra Opens Glastonbury Location," 2 Mar. 2018 Senior food editor Chris Morocco created six recipes that put new twists on classics like pot pie and shepherd's pie and introduce new contenders into the lineup like chilaquiles casserole and baked rice with short ribs. Alyse Whitney, Bon Appetit, "6 New Takes on Casseroles, 0 Cans of Soup Required," 9 Feb. 2017

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1854, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of shepherd's pie

: a dish of meat and sometimes vegetables covered with a crust of mashed potatoes

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