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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  • marla {Family Fresh Cooking}
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    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

  • The Urban Baker
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    marla – sadly, no left overs! that is how good it was. so yummy!

  • Paula {Salad in a Jar}
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    Love shepherd pie and yours looks extra yummy so will have to go look up the recipe and give it a try.

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

  • amanda@seegirlcook
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    ohh, this looks so delicious!

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

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

  • Eliana
    Reply

    Hmmm – your version of this looks like absolute perfection 🙂

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