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Filet Mignon Day


Filet Mignon Day

Filet Mignon Day
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13 August

The 13th of August is Filet Mignon Day; a day to gnosh into one of the most expensive cuts of beef around.

It's extortionate in restaurants because you pay for the cachet of the name, but a bit more reasonable when picked up at the store to be tossed onto the backyard grill.

Still, some steak lovers wouldn't have it even for half the price -- they say it's chronically dry, and would happily swap it for a rib steak any day.

If you are cooking it, remember to keep a close eye on it, as that expensive piece of meat can turn to shoe leather in an instant of overcooking. And, never poke it with a fork while cooking.


See also:

All August food days


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Oulton, Randal. "Filet Mignon Day." CooksInfo.com. Published 12 March 2004; revised 20 September 2009. Web. Accessed 08/16/2017. <http://www.cooksinfo.com/filet-mignon-day>.

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