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All That Lemony Goodness #6 – Chicken Piccata

 Pucker Up Buttercup! Back when I first started going out to dinner (as an adult), I got hooked on veal piccata. Wherever I went, whatever the city, I scoured the menu searching for those three magic words – Butter – Lemon – Capers .. the trifecta of culinary nirvana. I didn’t’ realize that I had become so fixated on it, until I until people began to cancel dinner dates…the restaurants they knew don’t have veal piccata on the menu “We know how you get….” This Spring,  while I was spending time as a guest chef at the beach, I was going through my usual Q&A as to their likes and dislikes. And as they are ticking off the list … (beef, tuna, shrimp, blah…blah…Butter… blah) admittedly, I tend to zone out (cress, almondblah,zzzzzz, Capers, zzzz, Lemon..  (huh?)) The trifecta! “How do you feel about veal piccata?” “Well, we don’t do veal…you know.. (baby cow faces), but chicken would be good.” Now, poultry in general, is as good as veal in any situation. Once in the …