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Menuese

30 September, 2014

Flounder sur le plat

8-ounce wagyu beef patty burger and hand-cut fires

Tender chick breast in a rich marsala sauce with button mushrooms

Rustic apple galette with fresh cream 

Sorry if I'm making you drool, but this wordbook has made me think about devising a clue that reads like a menu excerpt. Can we do it? Oui we can: 

APPRENTICE = Pie with pecan nuts and tastier crust  

LETTUCE = Cooked cutlet with eggplant topping  

SUGAR = Big chunk of asparagus folded back

What MasterChef among us can concoct the perfect clue - one to make us congratulate and salivate in one sitting? Choose any word or name you like as starting point, so long as the clue speaks menuese. Start plating, people.

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