How to get your kids to eat liver

Sep 9, 2009 by

The French seem to be quite oblivious to the American understanding of liver as the stereotypical despicable food, the quintessential really good-for-you, totally gross food.
The French like liver as much as they like anything. Americans, on the other hand, if they eat liver, it’s usually not for enjoyment. It’s out of duty. There’s work and there’s play, and this is work. Our prejudice against liver is rooted, I believe, in our tendency to overcook it into a hard, dry slab.

Making liver enjoyable may seem almost cowardly or unethical, like making church interesting or accepting pain killers during childbirth.  Or you may think that if it’s tasty, it can’t be good for you.  That pleasure…

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