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Duck & goose cookery
Clarke, Eileen.
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Publication Information:
Memphis, Tenn. : Ducks Unlimited ; Minocqua, Wis. : Willow Creek Press, [2001]

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xi, 156 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 x 26 cm
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TX750.5.D82 C57 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area

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Duck & Goose Cookery is the first comprehensive and practical guide devoted exclusively to cooking wild ducks and geese.
Noted wild game cooking expert Eileen Clarke has written the most comprehensive and practical guide for preparing wild ducks and geese for the table. Included are easy-to-follow recipes and advice for making everything from duck and goose appetizers to soups and stews, whole birds, parted birds, smoked birds, and even sausages and jerkies. There's even an entire section on how to pluck, process, age, and store these delicious birds.

Author Notes

Eileen Clarke wrote The Art of Wild Game Cooking (with Sil Strung, which sold more than 100,000 copies), The Venison Cookbook , The Freshwater Fish Cookbook , Classic Freshwater Fish Cooking , and The Game Grill . She is an avid hunter and contributing editor to Field & Stream magazine. She lives with her husband, noted outdoor writer John Barsness, in Townsend, Montana.

Table of Contents

1 Introductionp. x
2 Testing the Watersp. 1
3 Appetizers
Snow Goose Tender Chunksp. 12
Skewered Teal with Italian Sausagep. 13
Cheesy Waterfowl Dipp. 14
Double-Duty Stuffed Mushroom Capsp. 15
Spicy Pin-Ballsp. 16
Boudin Blanc Sausage with Tarragon Smokep. 17
Ducks-Elles in Phyllo Basketsp. 18
Duck Rangoon Won Tons with Sweet-and-Sour Saucep. 19
Tostaditasp. 20
Grilled Duck with Spicy Raspberry Saucep. 21
Hide-Away Patep. 22
Duck Lover's Patep. 23
4 Soups, Stews, and Chilies
Wild Rice, Mallard, and Mushroom Soupp. 26
Catch-All Cassouletp. 28
Wine-Glazed Tender Chunksp. 29
Dutch-Oven Goose Stewp. 30
Hard Cider Stewp. 31
Chili Frescap. 32
Blind Chilip. 33
Marsala Oven Stewp. 34
Smokey Duck Soupp. 35
5 Whole Birds
Ruth's Slow-Roasted Ducksp. 38
Traditional Stuffed Ducksp. 39
Sweet Potato and Pecan Stuffed Ducksp. 41
Minced Fruit Duckp. 42
Wild Rice Stuffed Mallardsp. 44
Rotisserie Duckp. 45
Barbecued Goose with Cumberland Saucep. 46
Deep-Fried Whole Canada Goosep. 47
Clay-Pot Goose with Pineapple-Maple Saucep. 49
South-of-The-Border Stuffed Goosep. 51
Traditional Holiday Stuffed Goose with Lingonberry Saucep. 52
Best-Dressed Goosep. 55
6 Parting It Out
Marinated Duck Breastsp. 58
Caribou Camp Goose Breastsp. 60
Butterflied Goose Breastsp. 61
Grilled Jalapeno Breastsp. 62
Inside-Out Stuffed Goosep. 63
Harvest Dinnerp. 64
Ten-Minute Tealp. 65
Duck in Plum Saucep. 66
Pintail Piccatap. 67
Cippolini Onion and Fresh Thyme Stuffed Duck Breastp. 68
Texas Twister Split Tealp. 70
Curried Duckp. 71
Jay's Dipping Stripsp. 72
Hot Pineapple Kabobsp. 73
Sweet-and-Sour Duckp. 74
Szechuan Stir-Fryp. 75
Millennium Stir-Fryp. 76
Goose Breast with Sauerkrautp. 77
Waterfowl Carnitap. 78
Deliciously Different Crock-o-Legsp. 79
Saucy Legsp. 80
Tender Mole Legsp. 81
Curried Crockp. 82
Duck Italianop. 83
Layered Meatloafp. 85
Let Them Eat Legsp. 86
7 Sausages and Jerky
Quacking Good Breakfast Sausagep. 88
Quacking Good Oven Breakfastp. 89
Italian Fennel Sausagep. 90
Italian Sausage Wedgiesp. 91
Parmesan Italian Sausagep. 92
Bluebird Sky Chorizop. 93
Chorizo in a Blanketp. 94
Big Blow Chorizop. 95
Duck Dogsp. 96
Goose Bratwurstsp. 97
Gourmet Mac and Muenster a la Microwavep. 98
Easy Kielbasyp. 99
Polish Sausagep. 100
Bockwurstp. 101
Bockwurst and Fried Potatoesp. 102
Oven Salamip. 103
Traditional Dry-Rub Jerkyp. 104
Marinated Peking Jerkyp. 105
Winged Pepperoni Sticksp. 106
Eric's Carolina Waterfowl Jerkyp. 108
Mesquite-Smoked Jerkyp. 109
8 Smoking
Osage Smoked Mallardsp. 112
Sauteed Red Cabbagep. 113
Beer-Smoked Scaupp. 114
Hickory-Smoked Whole Goose with Orange Currant Marmaladep. 115
Water-Smoked Goosep. 116
Succulent Smoked Duckp. 118
Twice-Cooked Ducksp. 119
Smoked Meatloafp. 120
Five-by-Five Smoked Ducks with Horseradish Saucep. 122
9 Plucking Birdsp. 125
10 Wrapping and Freezingp. 145