Simple to prepare and fantastically flavorful, duck confit is one of my all-time favorite preparations. Most important is that a big batch can be prepared ahead. Since the duck will keep in the refrigerator for six months or longer, I always have some on hand for making an excellent last-minute canapé, lunch, or dinner. For instance, duck can replace the bacon in the arugula/rocket salad.
The confit method is simple: season the duck legs a day befo