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Shut Up and Mangia!, Issue #144 - Filet Mignon with Brandy Cream and Peppercorns
July 09, 2014

“The secret of good cooking is, first, having a love of it… If you’re convinced that cooking is drudgery, you’re never going to be good at it, and you might as well warm up something frozen.” ~ James Beard

Tender Fillet Mignon smothered in a brandy cream peppercorn sauce. Enjoy! Mangia Italiano!

Filet Mignon with Brandy Cream and Peppercorns

Filet mignon with brandy, cream and peppercorns is a dish I've never tried. I found this recipe in an old 1981 HP book on Northern Italian Cooking by Biba Caggiano.

It looked and sounded so delicious I couldn't pass up putting it on my site. I'm definitely going to try this one soon.

Chef Caggiano is owner of "Biba Restaurant" in Sacramento, California. She states that this "Filetto con Brandy, Crema e...... Read More

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