Happy National Escargot day.  You can give the dish fancy name but you are still eating snails.

It is hard to imagine the first person who picked up a snail and said " hey, lets cook these up".  They must have been super hungery .

When you take a slimy snail and cook ii in in butter, garlic and wine, the name changes and then you are eating Escargot.  I love butter, garlic and wine, but still will never ever eat a snail, no matter how it is cooked. Icki!

If you are trying to eat healthier here is some information on snails.  They are High in protein and low in fat (when not cooked in butter)

So, happy National Escargot Day, eat up!

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