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Dinner Tonight: Bobby Flay's Skate Amandine with Preserved Lemon

Last week, when celebrating Julia Child's100th birthday, I started craving that famous dish that she described as an early culinary epiphany while in France: sole meuniere. It is one of the best and simplest fish preparations in the world, with its nutty brown butter and burst of lemon juice. Amandine is a variation that uses sliced almonds, and this recipe from Bobby Flay takes it a step further with preserved lemons in place of lemon juice. More

Bobby Flay's Skate Amandine with Preserved Lemon

Last week, when celebrating Julia Child's100th birthday, I started craving that famous dish that she described as an early culinary epiphany while in France: sole meuniere. It is one of the best and simplest fish preparations in the world, with its nutty brown butter and burst of lemon juice. Amandine is a variation that uses sliced almonds, and this recipe from Bobby Flay takes it a step further with preserved lemons in place of lemon juice. More

Jenny Hanivers

What's that above? The "face" of a Jenny Haniver, the dried body of a ray or skate that has been modified to look like a grotesque little creature. I've stashed a full photo of two of them after the jump. It's slightly demonic/Texas Chainsaw-looking and possibly horrifying. Click through at your own risk.... More

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