Corned beef may be what most Americans will eat to celebrate St. Patrick's Day today, but I'm here to make a case for a rich, homey shepherd's pie. After a weekend of revelry, there's nothing better than digging into a bowl of warm, meaty stew topped with creamy mashed potatoes.
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Short ribs braise in a red wine, balsamic vinegar and brown sugar sauce before they're served atop garlic mashed potatoes.
Onions, caramelized low and slow, are a welcome addition to mashed potatoes.