Upcoming Open Houses this week
Do you want to learn more about what it means to eat a gluten-free diet? There will be a Gluten-Free Open House at Gibson Hospital Tuesday March 18 from 6-7:30. Meet others in this adventure, learn more about what’s available and sample some GF food items. Use the hospital main door and follow the signs.
Friday and Saturday 3.21 & 3.22 – Country Cupboard & Other Local Open Houses
Irish Recipe #3 – Shepherd’s Pie Shepherd’s pie is believed to have existed since around 1791, when potatoes became an available, affordable crop to the poor.
2 tablespoons butter
1 medium chopped onion
2 sliced carrots
4 tablespoons flour
2 c. brown gravy (available at The Country Cupboard in a mix.)
chopped parsley and thyme1 lb cooked ground beef
5 cups mashed potatoes (or 5c. water and 3 1/2 c. potato flakes and 1 tsp. salt)
Melt the butter in a saucepan and add the chopped onion. Cover and saute for a few minutes. Add the carrots.
Stir in the flour and cook until it is slightly browned, then add the stock and herbs.
Bring to the boil and then reduce it a little by boiling for about 5 minutes. Add the meat and bring back to the boil.
Place in a pie dish and cover with the mashed potatoes. Put into a oven 350 for about 30 minutes.