Fat-Preserved Duck Legs

Confit de Canard

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By Jeremiah Tower

Published 2002

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One of the simplest grand meals in the world is preserved duck legs (or goose, turkey, squab, pheasant, and so on) slowly cooked in their rendered fat and then preserved in it. It is also one of the easiest and simplest meals, because once the confit is made, making a finished dish with it takes only ten minutes in the oven or on the stovetop, broiler, or grill. Since preserved duck will last for weeks in the refrigerator, it is one of the ultimate fast foods.

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