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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...

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

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

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      ferret RE: kitchensalive Sep 16, 2009 09:45 AM

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

      1. ChefJune RE: kitchensalive Sep 16, 2009 10:08 AM

        I've done that. They come out delicious!

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          HungryJew RE: ChefJune 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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          brooklynkoshereater RE: kitchensalive Sep 16, 2009 07:36 PM

          Echo hungry jew - rock on kitchensalive!

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            kitchensalive RE: brooklynkoshereater 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...

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              DebbyT RE: kitchensalive 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. Rmis32 RE: kitchensalive Sep 17, 2009 11:58 AM

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

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              berel RE: Rmis32 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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