shepherd's pie


: a meat pie with a mashed potato crust

Examples of shepherd's pie in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What: Live music, specialty drinks and classic Irish grub, including bangers and mash, corned beef sandwiches, shepherd's pie and green cotton candy. Haadiza Ogwude, The Enquirer, 5 Mar. 2024 Try a different potato atop traditional shepherd's pie. Southern Living Test Kitchen, Southern Living, 6 Oct. 2023 It can be used directly on the stove or in the oven to create a deeper, browner crust on large cuts of meat or, say, a shepherd's pie. Alida Nugent, Better Homes & Gardens, 12 Sep. 2023 Tea & Sympathy This British restaurant serves favorites like bangers and mash, shepherd's pie, and a Sunday roast, along with afternoon tea, which is actually offered all day. Elizabeth Rhodes, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2023 Here's a super simple recipe for vegan shepherd's pie; to make something like this in a cast iron skillet, simply saute the vegetables in the skillet, then add the potatoes on top and bake. Melissa Breyer, Treehugger, 24 May 2023 Plans can include all meals for the week, with selections like shepherd's pie and merlot meatballs with grits, and a large snack selection helps to round out the day. Asonta Benetti, Peoplemag, 31 Mar. 2023 At this pub, guests can enjoy Irish cuisine like shepherd's pie and beer, including Guinness. 6. Ashlyn Messier, Fox News, 15 Mar. 2023 For more information: Visit Hot House Tavern The St. Patrick's menu of Reuben rolls, Irish Nachos, shepherd's pie and corned beef and cabbage is already available at the Hot House Tavern. Cathy Kozlowicz, Journal Sentinel, 9 Mar. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1854, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of shepherd's pie was in 1854

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“Shepherd's pie.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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