Lentil and Mushroom Shepherd's Pie (Vegan) There are no words to describe this, other than as a deep dish of absolute comfort. It’s a bit of a project, but not difficult, and definitely worth it for a special occasion meal.
Texas Armadillo Eggs (Italian sausage, stuffed jalapenos, and bacon)! I used block of cream cheese mixed with 2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese instead of goat cheese. I also bought large jalapenos and used half in each "egg".
James Mackenzie's sublime mackerel Scotch egg recipe makes a great pescatarian alternative to the classic pork snack. The coarsely chopped, piquant tartare sauce is a perfect accompaniment to the smoky and sweet mackerel.