Category Archives: Duck

Pan-Seared Duck with Potatoes, Apples, and Bacon for Youth Waterfowl Hunt

This weekend was the youth waterfowl hunt in New York State.  Youth were given the opportunity to hunt ducks and geese with an adult mentor in advance of the general waterfowl…

Duck Bites with Orange and Candied Ginger

These are a always a crowd pleasing appetizer. Duck Bites with Orange and Candied Ginger Ingredients: 1 lb boneless, skinless duck breasts (about 4-5 breast) 1/4 cup low sodium soy…

Wild Duck Legs Braised with Olives

Stretch those ducky meals!  I’ve heard some people complaining about the lack of birds during the late season for waterfowl in New York state. Due to the warm weather, the big…

Duck or Goose Charcuterie Ham

Looking for something different to try with your duck or goose breast this year?  This technique makes a delicious addition to a holiday appetizer tray or charcuterie board.  Be sure…

Youth Waterfowl Hunt- Pan Seared Duck

Today was the first day of the youth waterfowl weekend.  Every year NYS DEC offers youth ages 12-15 an opportunity to hunt waterfowl before the regular season opens. It is…

Bacon Quacker Bites

These tasty morsels are a perfect appetizer and a quick way to cook up duck or goose breasts. Ingredients: 1 lb duck or goose breast meat (boneless and skinless) 1/2…

Duck Liver Pâté

Next time you harvest a duck or goose, consider saving the liver for pâté, especially if it is a nice, fat bird– think foie gras!  If you generally only breast…

Beyond Breasts- Duck Leg Rillettes

It was opening weekend for ducks in Seneca County, NY and many lucky hunters ended their morning with mallards and other local ducks in the bag.  Some birds were plucked…

Duck a l’Orange

17 years ago, the NY DEC established a special hunt before waterfowl season specifically for youth.  These extra two days provide youth ages 12-15 to gain crucial hunting experience next…

Duck Pizza

Duck season is open until December 9th and then reopens after Christmas on December 29th in the western zone of New York.  Duck pizza is an easy weeknight meal for the whole family to…

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