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sarabean Sep 8, 2010 02:15 PM

was checking out some rosh hashana menus elswhere (i am not jewish) and it reminded me how i've been wanting to try chopped liver for some time. any suggestions or favorites? maybe someplace makes it special for the holiday?

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    Frank Terranova Sep 12, 2010 10:25 AM

    If you cant find any places other than Whole Foods. I worked with a Kosher Chef and We made it all the time if your interested I can email you the recipe.

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      sarabean Sep 12, 2010 04:11 PM

      just back from whole foods..success! it's a bit strong compared to pate but i'm glad i got to try it. it is not something i would care attempt at home cause i hate the smell of chicken fat! tanks frank!

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        Frank Terranova Sep 12, 2010 04:29 PM

        I understand Sara, The WF stuff is ok they have trouble seasoning a lot of their products. they have some nice looking prepared food but seasoning seems to be a problem. The Chicken Fat thing is strong but I will make some in school tomorrow see all you had to say is you had some success today so I will make a couple of pounds. One of my favorite sandwichs at Pastrimi and Chopped Liver. Ciao

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          magiesmom Sep 13, 2010 04:37 PM

          Whole foods does not use chicken fat in their chopped liver. Usually canola oil and carmelized onions and egg. not traditional, not bad. But real chopped liver is something else entirely.

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            sarabean Sep 13, 2010 05:00 PM

            i guess i'm just gonna have to go to NYC!

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              Frank Terranova Sep 13, 2010 05:27 PM

              The best in NY is a Deli in the Village called Katz"s Deli.
              Super Bling Chopped Liver Actually I use a combo of Foie Gras Fat and Duck Fat instead of Chicken fat super creamy flavor.

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                CapeCodGuy Sep 15, 2010 06:01 PM

                I must ask, but where does one buy both duck and foie gras fat? And what's the rest of the recipe?

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                  sarabean Sep 15, 2010 11:32 PM

                  d'artagnan, if you're ordering from home. we get duck fat from newport specialty at the restaurant, i'm not sure if they sell to the public. google d'artagnan, they have amazing (albeit pricey) products.

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                    Frank Terranova Sep 16, 2010 05:06 AM

                    Very simple,
                    Go to the web site sidwainer.com
                    They have a great gourmet store in New bedford. For the duck just purchase a duck, remove the fat and render it down. For the Foie gras, he sells foie gras chunks which are great for making pate. Just render it out and it freezes well. As far as the recipe I can email it to you. Caution, going to Wainers gourmet shop leave the credit card home. you will go nuts there plus they have some nice tastings of products.

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                      CapeCodGuy Sep 16, 2010 01:33 PM

                      Been to Sid Wainers many times, but thanks for the tip. How about posting that recipe here in the home cooking board?

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                        Frank Terranova Sep 16, 2010 04:49 PM

                        Hi Cape,

                        I will in a day ok dam busy but didnt want you to think I would blow you off

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          ronk Sep 11, 2010 08:39 AM

          my Grandma's kitchen

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            sarabean Sep 11, 2010 05:27 PM

            wicked helpful. good for you.

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              Bob W Sep 12, 2010 05:22 PM

              +1

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            Frank Terranova Sep 9, 2010 12:57 AM

            I purchased some at Whole Foods in Cranston last year and it was not bad.

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