Make-Ahead Shepherd's Pie

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Appears in Cook's Country February/March 2010

The flavor faded, the meat filling dried out, and the potatoes turned grainy. The freezer was up to its old tricks.

SERVES8 to 10

TIME3 hours, plus up to 1 month freezing

Make-Ahead Shepherd's Pie

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

The freezer dehydrates food, so we added extra chicken broth to keep our Make-Ahead Shepherd’s Pie moist. The filling looked soupy when we froze it, but once reheated, it mimicked the original. Our potato topping soaked up too much of the b...

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