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Cooking Filet Mignon
Posted on September 6, 2020 by Rickey Harvey
Filet mignon is French, of course, with filet meaning "thick slice" and mignon meaning "dainty." Filet mignon comes from the small end of the tenderloin (called the short loin) which is found on the back rib cage of the animal.This area of the animal isn't weight-bearing, thus the connective tissue isn't toughened by exercise resulting in extremely tender meat.This also means that the meat lacks some of the flavor held by meat that has the bone attached...