Veal Marsala Flambe

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This is an easily prepared yet extremely fine dinner recipe. The flambe presentation makes a lasting impression on your guests. This is my version of a recipe appearing in "The Art of Romance Cooking." It's perfect for Valentines Day or an Anniversary dinner!

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  1. Place the veal medallions between two sheets of heavy plastic wrap and flatten to 1/4 inch thickness.
  2. Use a rolling pin or a heavy "pounder.".
  3. Coat veal lightly with Parmesan cheese.
  4. Remove veal and place on a plate.
  5. Place a flambe pan on the burner and add butter.
  6. When butter melts, saute veal medallions and brown lightly on both sides.
  7. Squeeze the lemon juice through a clean white napkin, over the veal.
  8. Add Marsala, ignite and cook for 1 minute, turning veal several times to mix the sauce thoroughly.
  9. Your guests will enjoy watching this step.
  10. Arrange 4 veal medallions on each serving plate.
  11. Cover with sauce.
  12. Sprinkle with chopped parsley and serve.
  13. Note: Prearrange your favorite starch and vegetables on dinner table, family style, before "putting on the show.".
  14. Serve with a good Cabernet Sauvignon such as 2004 Clos du Val (Napa Valley) or 2003 Forman Cabernet Sauvignon (Napa Valley).

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