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Photo: Claire Lower Hello everyone, and welcome to Prix Fixed, Lifehacker’s new menu-planning advice column. Whether you have a hot date, big anniversary, or are meeting the in-laws for the first time, we’ll help you plan an impressive menu suited to your dietary needs and culinary skillset. Will there be hacks? You bet your butt there will be. To kick off the column and get everyone used to the format, we’re starting with a request from our very own editor-in-chief, Dear Claire, I have a date coming up and need a dinner that’s both impressive and within my limited skillset. I’m okay in the kitchen, but definitely without the confidence to do anything too fancy that might result in an epic fail. If I had to grade my skills I’d give them a C+. As for dietary restrictions—I’m pescatarian, allergic to fava beans, and don’t drink alcohol, but my date doesn’t have any restrictions or allergies that I’m aware of. In terms of equipment, I have a gas stove, all the pots and pans I need, but limited things for the oven—one baking sheet and two Pyrex baking dishes. Thanks for your help, I’ll let you know how it goes! Having talked with Jordan about cooking a fair amount, I know that he is a big fan of salmon, and that he is tired of baking it in the oven. The nice thing about salmon is that it can be cooked a lot of different ways to excellent results, […]