Roast Cod Head with Lemon and Butter

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Roasted Cod Head with Lemon and Butter

All fish heads are not created equal. Unlike some scantier fish, cod heads have heaps of flavorful meat in the cheeks, collar, and forehead.Ted Cavanaugh

A cod head makes a startling main course, but your dinner guests will find their bravery rewarded with the juiciest and most tender morsels that the fish has to offer, enhanced by a rich pan sauce made with the drippings. One head can easily serve as a meal’s centerpiece for several people—it includes the lusciously textured tongue and chin, meaty cheeks, and the collar meat behind the gills.

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