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  1. chopped liver(Noun)

    A Jewish food made by frying liver and onions in schmaltz.

  2. chopped liver(Noun)

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  1. Chopped liver

    Chopped liver is a spread popular in Jewish cuisine but also found in the traditional local cuisine of Berlin, Germany. It is often made by sautéeing or broiling liver and onions in lard or the kosher version thererof, schmaltz; adding hard-boiled eggs, salt and pepper, and grinding that mixture. However, other methods and materials exist, and the exact process and ingredients may vary from chef to chef. Chopped liver is a common menu item in kosher delicatessens in Britain, Canada, the U.S.A., and South Africa. Chopped liver is often served with rye bread as sandwiches. The liver used is generally calf, beef, or chicken. Shortening or oil is often substituted for the schmaltz.

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