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Waterfowl Recipes

Simple Grilled Duck Breast

For those of you who have historically treated your ducks like a sack of potatoes, consider trying it our way once. You can always go back to your old ways, but this is worth a try. If you stuff your ducks into a black plastic garbage bag that lands in the bottom of the garage…

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Duck Gumbo

Gumbo is a great way to clean out your freezer – use that duck that has been sitting in there for some time. And if you used FoodSaver bags, you won’t have freezer burn at all. Gumbo freezes well too. Make a big batch, cool and freeze it in batches. Best served over rice.  …

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Duck (or Goose) Chile Verde

You can adjust the heat by the type of peppers you use for the recipe. If all your market has is green bell peppers and onions, add a can or two of fire-roasted green chiles. Note that the cooking time isn’t exact. How long it takes to make the meat tender depends on the type…

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Coffee Rubbed Goose Breast

From the HuntFishCook TV show – Leysath cooks up a pair of “big honkin’ Canada goose breasts” in his favorite Camp Chef cast iron skillet. And yes, it is “Canada Goose” not “Canadian Goose.” Pair with a fine wine from Michael David Winery.  Print Recipe Coffee Rubbed Goose Breast IngredientsThe Rub3 tablespoons ground coffee2 tablespoons…

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Spicy Spoonie Burger

Hey, there are a big bunch of you duck hunter types that won’t shoot the Northern Shoveler, the Spoonbill, the Laughing Mallard, Flying Technicolor Rat…you know what I’m talking about. Well, if you happen to be in the neighborhood when I’m cooking, there’s a good chance that the duck I serve you just might be…

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Duck Mousse or Pate

We had the pleasure of working with Tasia Malakasis of the famous Belle Chevre Fromagerie near Athens, Alabama. Tasia showed us how to turn a few duck breasts into a delicious pate-like spread. it only takes a few minutes to whip up a batch. Surprise your non duck-eating friends with this spread, but don’t tell…

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Spicy Goose Stew

The jalapeno pepper adds the spicy component to this recipe. If you prefer a stew without the heat, don’t add the pepper. Serve with warm, crusty bread and a good glass of zinfandel. Print Recipe Spicy Goose Stew Servings: 8 – 10 servings Ingredients1/2 pound bacon diced4 cups skinless goose breast fillets cut into 1…

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Quick Duck with Tomato Sauce

Topped with shaved parmesan cheese and served atop warm pasta, this dish is fast, easy and delicious. For thin slices, cut duck into thin strips with a sharp knife while still partially frozen. I created this recipe for the Ducks Unlimited Magazine – September 2011. Print Recipe Quick Duck with Tomato Sauce Ingredients3 large skinless…

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