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Duck Confit Agnolotti with Kale and Pine Nuts from Graham Elliot

Graham Elliot is man pursuing many avenues: TV cooking shows, his restaurants. And now he’s an author with the book Cooking Like a Master Chef. My Huffington Post review is here. Here’s a dish taken from his restaurant, with its two stars, and translated for your pleasure in your kitchen. Are you a duck fan?…

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Crisp-y Duck Salad from Leon Happy Salads

Is there an ingredient you cannot resist? Oh, you cannot say chocolate here. None of us can resist chocolate. No, name something savory and little elegant. For me, it is duck. Show me a duck recipe and I’m ready to cook. Yesterday I published a cookbook review for the lasting Leon cookbook. This one, Happy…

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Duck with Chihuacle Negro Sauce, Raisins and Almonds from The Duck Cookbook by James Peterson

When acclaimed author James Peterson wrote The Duck Cookbook he seemed to have a penchant for Mexican recipes. Here he uses his favorite chiles: chihuacle negro. Yes, I had not heard of them before, either. If you cannot find them, then you can use other dried chiles such as guajillos, mulatos, or anchos. Or you…

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Duck Confit Enchiladas with Green Sauce from The Duck Cookbook by James Peterson

When acclaimed author James Peterson wrote The Duck Cookbook he seemed to have a favorite duck ingredient: duck confit. Chicken is indigenous to many Mexican dishes, but here duck confit is used to upscale enchilada to a level sure to please you. And, the dish has that grand green sauce made with tomatillos. This is…

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