The Virgin Gets Lucky With Shepherd's Pie

While St. Patrick's Day originated as a religious holiday celebrating the famous fifth century missionary's success in driving the "snakes" out of Ireland, in modern America it's become a way to celebrate all things Irish. You know, like green beer.


On St. Patrick's Day, the Virgin prefers to indulge in a few more traditional Irish culinary staples; namely shepherd's pie, soda bread and Guinness. In honor of St. Patrick's difficult task, I elected to tackle one of my favorite dishes without aid of a recipe.

Read on to find out if The Virgin had the luck o' the Irish when making shepherd's pie on the fly... 

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