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Duck

This section contains a selection of traditional recipes for duck.  All recipes, unless noted otherwise, are genuine Kentucky and Southern recipes over 100 years old. They would have been familiar to the early residents of Old Louisville

 
Stewed Duck.

Prepare duck by cutting them same way as for chicken fricassee. Cut a few thin slices of salt pork and place in bottom of stewpan, then place on pieces of duck, cover and stew slowly 1 hour. Season with salt and pepper and a little green sage finely minced of small onion chopped. Stew 30 minutes longer, then add 1 heaping tablespoon of browned flour made into a paste with cold water. Let it boil up, then serve with plum jelly or French peas.

Source: The Kentucky Receipt Book, 1903

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