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  • ZmokinZmokin Posts: 1,152
    I hated beef liver from when I was young (aka the first time it was served to me).  Then in my twenties, someone told I should try chicken liver as they don't taste anything like beef liver.  So I tried it, blech, same gross texture and same gross taste.  I've decided all liver is bad, polar bear liver can kill you, so I put all liver in the deadly to eat category.
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  • saluki2007saluki2007 Posts: 798
    I like to eat chicken liver and kill my own.
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,697
    I haven't tried eating liver since I was forced to as a kid. I remember hating it, but not why. Whether is was taste or texture or what. I was really hoping this past season that I could get a deer as I really wanted to see what deer liver tastes like. Heard good stuff about it and supposedly does not taste anything like beef liver. Alas, I struck out. Maybe next year...

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  • thetrimthetrim Posts: 889
    I just threw up in my mouth a little bit....
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  • Doc_EggertonDoc_Eggerton Posts: 4,154
    I like chicken liver, does calves liver taste similar?
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  • The Naked WhizThe Naked Whiz Posts: 7,780
    Now this is a true story.  I mean it.  I was there. 

    8 of us went to eat in a seafood joint in Kinston, NC.  Seven of us ordered fish-related entrees.  One of us ordered chicken livers.  The fish entrees all came on china plates.  The chicken livers came out on a paper plate.  I can only conclude that in NC, the Health Department won't let you use china for serving food if it has ever had chicken livers on it.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,689
    I like chicken liver, does calves liver taste similar?
    I don't think so. They are both obviously liver, but I find the flavor different. Hands down, I think chicken liver is better. Easier to find too. I shop at half a dozen grocery stores at one time or another, All have pint size tubs of chicken liver. ONE sells calves liver. Sometimes.
    Michael 
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  • GATravellerGATraveller Posts: 994
    In my house we only use liver to catch catfish.
    "Let us cross over the river, and rest under the shade of the trees." 
    -Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson

    Peachtree Corners, GA
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,942
    The next thing you know, somebody will post a haggis thread.
    Don't knock it unless you've tried it. Haggis + Scotch = Happy

    Steve 

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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,689
    Had to look up haggis. And then, sheep's pluck.  :)) I would try it. Not sure I would LIKE it, but I would try.
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,942
    It is relatively bland. I usually hammer the cayenne to it

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,689
    edited May 2014
    I usually hammer the cayenne to it
    You would do that to a bowl of Corn Flakes! Eh?   :D
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

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  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,641
    edited May 2014
    @Focker - you know they have actual pills with all the nutrients you need or want rather than make your own organ meat Mike and Ikes...probably cheaper, not as much fun, but cheaper.


    Most nutrients need specific enzymes and substances to be properly absorbed.  These are naturally found in food, not in synthetics.  Several studies have shown that multivitamins may actually do more harm than good.  Vitamin D or Magnesium would be an exception due to its difficulty to find in food.

    If Mike and Ike liver pills(they are cut to that size lol), keep me from taking the real pills I push at work, then I'm in.

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  • GeorgeSGeorgeS Posts: 946
    @GATraveller‌ +1 brother! Liver in my house belongs on the end of a hook drowning in water waiting to catch me a fish!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,942
    Any of you non believers ever try foie gras or boudin?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • FoghornFoghorn Posts: 2,033
    Any of you non believers ever try foie gras or boudin?

    Not on purpose.

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 16,519
    Any of you non believers ever try foie gras or boudin?
    i can eat it the foie gras in a beef wellington, i can eat liverwust, i can eat boudin if its wrapped on a hard boiled egg and deep fried like a scotch egg, but no beef liver, but no chicken liver, and especially no beaver liver.......especially no beaver liver, absolutely disgusting, doesnt matter how long i chew it, its not going down the pipes
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 10,224



    Any of you non believers ever try foie gras or boudin?

    i can eat it the foie gras in a beef wellington, i can eat liverwust, i can eat boudin if its wrapped on a hard boiled egg and deep fried like a scotch egg, but no beef liver, but no chicken liver, and especially no beaver liver.......especially no beaver liver, absolutely disgusting, doesnt matter how long i chew it, its not going down the pipes


    And you expect her to like your sausage? Hrmph!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,942
    I can't imagine eating beaver, in the biblical sense, at all. They are rodents.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,476
    I can't imagine eating beaver, in the biblical sense, at all. They are rodents.
    So are rabbits.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 26,942
    I think most people don't like liver because it was served overcooked. Beef liver has a lot of strinky stuff but calves liver medium-rare is amazing.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,027
    I like me some chicken livers ABT style image

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  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,641
    edited May 2014
    I will try this with beef liver, wrapped in bacon.  Might have to stuff a hab with them to get over the liver.  Chuck Norris breath mints. >:)
    Brandon
    Quad Cities


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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,027
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  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,641
    You got the hamster wheel spinning bro.  Wonder if a pate to replace the cream cheese/cheese would work?
    Brandon
    Quad Cities


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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 12,476
    Focker said:
    You got the hamster wheel spinning bro.  Wonder if a pate to replace the cream cheese/cheese would work?
    I can attest to that substitution working on crackers and crostini - replacing one fatty, creamy substance with another.  I think so.
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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,689
    Focker said:
    I will try this with beef liver, wrapped in bacon.  Might have to stuff a hab with them to get over the liver.  Chuck Norris breath mints. >:)
    Suck it up, man. Calves is better than beef. Chicken is better than either. 
    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

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  • FockerFocker Posts: 1,641
    edited May 2014

    Organ meats are a new endeavor.  I can get grass fed beef liver.  In this book I am currently reading, the author recommends grass fed beef liver.  Going to reread that section when I am finished, look into this a little more.

    Will definitely start searching for calves' liver.

    Brandon
    Quad Cities


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  • Carolina QCarolina Q Posts: 7,689
    edited May 2014
    Focker said:

    Organ meats are a new endeavor.  I can get grass fed beef liver.  In this book I am currently reading, the author recommends grass fed beef liver.  Going to reread that section when I am finished, look into this a little more.

    Will definitely start searching for calves' liver.

    My problem with liver is, cholesterol! There appear to be conflicting opinions as to the effect of dietary cholesterol, but at 170% of my daily max (for a lousy 100g serving of calves liver), I have it very rarely these days. Had some a few months ago. Guess I could do it again before long.

    Michael 
    Central Connecticut 

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  • Mattman3969Mattman3969 Posts: 4,027
    I also like chicken livers with Swamp Venom or Jamacian Firewalk I will cook them on a layer of foil at about 400*. I was made to eat beef liver as a kid and could never put enough ketchup on them to make tolerable. I have since figured out a lot of the things mom cooked that I didn't like I like now after I put my own twist to it.

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