Shepherd's Pie with "Kiss the Cook" Chocolate Cake
by Jes Mostek

Great Grandma's Kiss the Cook chocolate Cake
by Susan (Jes' mom) Eisenbacher
serves: 12
  Oh my, this chocolate cake will fall prey to all appetites. The light textured cake complimented by an exquisite easy-to-make fudge frosting are made for each other.
Keep these ingredients on hand for unexpected company. You can have a fabulous desert ready in 30 minutes. One bite and they will kiss the cook!
  1 package   Duncan Hines Deluxe Devils Food cake
  1 1/4 cup   Nestle Semi Sweet chocolate chips
  1 14 oz   Eagle Brand Sweetened Condensed Milk
  1 teaspoon   Vanilla (real)
  Prepare and bake the cake in a 9x13" pan as directed.
While the cake is baking, prepare the fudge frosting:
1. Mix the following in a medium saucepan: sweetened condensed milk and chocolate
2. Melt this mixture over low heat for a few minutes, stirring constantly until the
chocolate chips melt.
3. Remove from heat and stir in 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
4. Remove the baked cake from the oven and cool slightly.
5. Pour the warm frosting over the cake. The frosting will appear shiney as it
cools on the cake.

Great Grandma's advice about how large to make the pieces:

PS:You can also use this fudge frosting recipe on a baked 9x13" pan of
chocolate brownies.
Sheperd's Pie
by Amanda Hoof
serves: 6
  1 1/2 tbsp   vegetable oil
  1 1/2 lbs   ground beef
  1 stalk   celery, thinly sliced
  1 ea   chopped onion
  1 can   niblet corn (save juice)
  1 can   peas (save juice)
  1/4 tsp   black pepper
  1 tbsp   soya sauce
  1 tbsp   worcestershire sauce
  1 tbsp   ketchup
  6 ea   meduim potatoes, peels & chopped into cubes
  1 tbsp   butter or margarine
  1/2 c   milk
  1. Start boiling potatoes. Add oil to a 5 qt., stovetop casserole. Cook onion & celery until tender. Add meat, cooking until just pink. Add worcestershire sauce, pepper, soya sauce, ketchup & juice from corn & peas.

2. Shut off stove. Mash potatoes with milk & butter. Spread over meat. Press lightly, add buttor or margarine over top, sprinkle with paprika & serve.