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When a pheasant is young, its legs are grey and the belly is tender and flexible. (The fine game bird is frequently found wild on the mid-flight movie screen.) Feel the world beneath me. Truss the pheasant as for an entrée and sauté in butter only. Swirl in a few drops of brandy, mushroom caps, drizzle with game gravy. Serve burning hot! Tomorrow, we will progress to: Blackbird Bonne Femme.
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