3 tablespoons vegetable oil
5 1/2 pounds large lamb shanks (4 large)
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
2 small onions, sliced
1/2 cup fresh thyme sprigs
1/2 cup fresh rosemary sprigs
1/2 cup dry white wine
1 1/4 cups beef broth
1 1/4 cups water
3 pounds russet (baking) potatoes (about 6)
3/4 cup whole milk
Salt and pepper
5 medium carrots, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
3 tablespoons unsalted, softened butter plus 2 tablespoons melted
Creamed spinach, recipe follows
1 package frozen creamed spinach
2 tablespoons freshly grated Parmesan
1/2 teaspoon salt
Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
Freshly ground black pepper
Spinach can be made 1 day ahead of assembling shepherd's pie and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before proceeding. Lamb shanks can be made 1 day ahead of assembling shepherd's pie and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before proceeding. Mashed potatoes can be made 1 day ahead of assembling shepherd's pie and chilled, covered. Bring to room temperature before proceeding. Shepherd's pie can be assembled (before being drizzled with melted butter) 1 day ahead and chilled, covered. Let stand at room temperature 1 hour before drizzling with butter and baking.
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