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Save the Liver

Posted by Bruce Kahl on May 29, 2000

In Reply to: Save the Liver posted by Dwain on May 29, 2000

Seems the expression is a tongue-in-cheek admonishment to chefs and cooks everywhere to consider using liver in their recipes so as to avoid waste.
When 87-year-old Julia Child returned to TV with her ninth cooking series, she warned her co-host, Jacques Pepin, that should she keel over ... save the liver!