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French Friday's with Dorie: Hachis Parmentier

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Friday, October 22, 2010

French Friday's with Dorie: Hachis Parmentier

I am sure you all know by know that I am a big Dorie Greenspan fan.  So, when I read about French Friday's with Dorie, a virtual cooking class, I immediately signed up.  The idea here is that every member of this "cooking class" creates a dish from Dorie's new book; around my french table.

I am thrilled to be a part of this as I was "shut out" of "Tuesday's with Dorie" Each week I would see submissions on tastespotting and completely felt left out.  Boo Hoo!  I am now a proud memeber of "FFwD". I have yet one more thing to add to my "to do" list, however cooking doesn't feel so much like a chore, I actually enjoy it.  I am excited to step a little bit outside of my comfort zone and try a new way of doing things.

When I saw what was on this weeks, menu, I was ecstatic for two reasons.  One, I had earmarked this page, and two, "shepherd's pie" was on this weeks meal plan.  I was able to check a dinner off my weekly menu and I was able to create dorie's version of this very classic dish!

Hachis Parmentier is simply just a fancy name for shepherd's pie.  I made it according to dorie's recipe, however my original plan, was to make one with ground turkey.  I am happy I made it Dorie's way.

hachis parmentier
page 258-259
yield: 4-6 servings.

This recipe was easy, super economical and DELICIOUS!!!

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Blogger marla {Family Fresh Cooking} said...

Look at you go! Getting in one last post before the weekend. How fun that you will be participating in French Friday's with Dorie. This Shepherds Pie looks wonderful & I am sure you guys will enjoy the left overs this weekend too! xo

October 22, 2010 at 7:01 PM  
Blogger The Urban Baker said...

marla - sadly, no left overs! that is how good it was. so yummy!

October 22, 2010 at 7:13 PM  
Blogger Paula said...

Love shepherd pie and yours looks extra yummy so will have to go look up the recipe and give it a try.

October 22, 2010 at 9:33 PM  
Anonymous Brooke@foodwoolf said...

Looks like a perfect family meal! Great to see you challenging yourself to take a virtual cooking class with your cooking hero!

October 23, 2010 at 8:07 AM  
Anonymous amanda@seegirlcook said...

ohh, this looks so delicious!

October 23, 2010 at 6:22 PM  
Anonymous Amanda said...

It sounds fantastic... and what a fun opportunity! Dorie is sorta, well, the awesomest.

October 24, 2010 at 5:13 AM  
Blogger Savoring Italy said...

Yours looks delicious! I had fun making mine with the quicker recipe. My kids adored it! See you next week with the apple cake:)

October 24, 2010 at 2:29 PM  
Blogger Eliana said...

Hmmm - your version of this looks like absolute perfection :)

October 29, 2010 at 7:21 AM  

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