"When I'm at a Chinese restaurant having a hard time with chopsticks, I always hope that there's a Chinese kid at an American restaurant somewhere who's struggling mightily with a fork."--Rick Budinich
1 whole octopus 3 bay leaves 1/4 cup white vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 lemon oregano and pepper to taste
Boil whole octopus for 40-60 minutes with bay leaves. Discard water. Remove blackened skin and cut octopus to separate legs and place of cookie sheet or in casserole dish with oil and vinegar. Bake for 1 hour at 350*, keeping tender. Cut into bite-size portions and serve, adding more oil, vinegar and lemon to taste.
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