heldzl, heldzel, helzl, eldzl, eldsl, heldsel, heldsl, helzul, heldzul
- chicken neck, poultry neck, stuffed poultry neck, the skin around the chicken's neck which is then stuffed
- "I still can see Mama sewing up the “heldzl” after stuffing it full of mashed potatoes, “shmaltz,” onions, and “matse mel” (matzoh meal). To this was added plenty of kosher salt and spices." (http://www.derbay.org/hrabina/27.html)
Languages of Origin
העלדזל heldzl 'neck (diminutive)'
Who Uses This
Older: Jews who are middle-aged and older
Ashkenazim: Jews with Ashkenazi heritage
See also gorgel and kishka.
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