Schmaltz herring

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Schmaltz herring (Yiddish) is herring caught just before spawning, when the fat (schmaltz) in the fish is at a maximum.[1] Colloquially, schmaltz herring refers to this fish pickled in brine: see pickled herring.

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  • "Herring". The Food Lovers' Companion. Retrieved March 30, 2005.