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Why is filet mignon(beef tenderloin) so expensive.

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Why is filet mignon(beef tenderloin) so expensive.

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2chez mike | | May 23, 2010 03:45 PM

Yes, it's tender, but that's about all that it has going for it. Too tender for my taste.

Also, it's certainly not the most flavorful cut. Why do you think it's often wrapped in bacon, or schmeared with liver pate and baked in a pastry crust(Wellington)?

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