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Can you add duck fat to Matzo Balls? Instead of schmaltz? (or veg oil) Or is this a BAD idea...

kitchensalive Sep 16, 2009 08:56 AM

Has anyone tried this? Just asking... prepping some for RH this weekend. Trying to shake things up a bit.

Thanks a lot...

  1. Rmis32 Sep 17, 2009 11:58 AM

    Adding duck fat to anythingis NEVER a bad idea, imho.

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    1. re: Rmis32
      berel Sep 17, 2009 12:04 PM

      I could think of quite a few things I would not want to add duck fat to

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      brooklynkoshereater Sep 16, 2009 07:36 PM

      Echo hungry jew - rock on kitchensalive!

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      1. re: brooklynkoshereater
        kitchensalive Sep 17, 2009 04:31 AM

        Wow, you guys... thanks!!! This will be the best RH ever.

        Pulling my stash of rendered duck fat from the freezer...

        1. re: kitchensalive
          DebbyT Sep 17, 2009 07:57 AM

          I WISH I had a stash of rendered duck fat. Oh, the things I could do....eating it straight isn't an option, right? Shana Tova everyone!

      2. ChefJune Sep 16, 2009 10:08 AM

        I've done that. They come out delicious!

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        1. re: ChefJune
          HungryJew Sep 16, 2009 02:04 PM

          I have tasted duck fat Matza Balls many times and I can confirm that they will come out awesome. Go for it!

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          ferret Sep 16, 2009 09:45 AM

          I'm assuming you're referring to rendered duck fat. Sure, that would be fine.

          1. berel Sep 16, 2009 09:04 AM

            the Duck fat is actually healthy to eat, not sure how the matzah balls would come out

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            1. re: berel
              DeisCane Sep 16, 2009 09:42 AM

              I think it'd work alright. Would make them more flavorful, I think.

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