"Write it on your heart that every day is the best day in the year."
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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BAKED ALMOND LEMON SOLE with GRAPES
(recipe compliments of All-Fish-Seafood-Recipes.com who stated recipe was created by King of England - Edward VII)
6 sole fillets, (about 6-oz. each) skinned
2 Tbsp. butter
1/2 cup slivered almonds
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 cup seedless green grapes
1/4 cup freshly finely chopped parsley
1/2 cup dry white wine, sherry, or Marsala
coarse salt & freshly ground pepper to taste
- Preheat oven to 400º.
- Arrange fish fillets into a shallow baking dish. Sprinkle with coarse salt & freshly ground pepper. Dot with butter bits.
- Combine slivered almonds, lemon juice, green grapes and chopped parsley. Spread mixture all over fillets. Pour in dry white wine, sherry or Marsala.
- Bake uncovered in preheated oven for 15 minutes our until just tender.
STEAMED LEMON BRUSSELS SPROUTS
2 lbs. trimmed brussels sprouts
coarse salt & freshly ground pepper
Fit a large pot with a steamer insert; fill with water to bottom of insert. Cover and bring to boil. Add Brussels sprouts and steam until bright green and just tender, 6-8 minutes. Transfer to serving bowl and season with salt and pepper.