Smoked Blueberry Herb Duck, Crispy Leek Grit Cake and Watercress Puree

As the saying goes, smoke'em if ya got'em. Well, we had'em: incredible duck breast from Maple Leaf Farms, blueberry wine from Island Grove Wine Company and Herbs. Put them together, and let them throw the party!-'nuff said. Ingredients: 2 duck breasts, skin on and scored Blueberry Herb Marinade (recipe follows) Crispy Leek and Bacon Grit…

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With Valentine's Day around the corner it's time to gear up for that special day. Start with some firm, amazing and delicious breasts,  like the fresh duck breasts we got from our friends at Maple Leaf Farms. Get them in the mood with a night (or at least four hours in the fridge) marinating with salt (as in…

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Get Ducked Up this New Year

We all survived the Mayan apocalypse. Now, it is a time for new beginings and celebrations. So start this New Year  by getting good and ducked up. If you have not enjoyed a good duck recently (or ever!) pick some up. Here, we marinated fresh duck breast in Asian inspired spices and pan seared it.;…

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A Taste of Fall

Here's a recipe that speaks of fall: Pan-seared duck breast with chanterelle mushroom champagne sauce over sauteed spinach and pan fried new potatoes. The fall brings the harvest of grapes, and the champagne sauce here contains some champagne grapes (usually available at markets that carry seasonal fruits). A perfect marriage of the delicacies of the…

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Sage infused grilled duck breast

 [tweetmeme source=”WCWD” only_single=false] I love duck. I especially love grilled duck. With the scent of Fall on the breeze blowing in, I wanted a scent of sage on that grilled duck. To achieve that, we used a technique I saw local islanders use when I visited the Greek and Turkish Isles several years ago. When allowing the…

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Grilled Citrus Duck Breast with Blueberry Chimichuri Sauce

[tweetmeme source=”WCWD” only_single=false] Summer is a grand time for grilling, and one healthy way to prepare a healthy grill meat is to grill duck breast. Here it is very simply seasoned and lightly citrus flavored with orange. The chimichuri sauce will amplify and complement the subtle base falvors. This is an amazing variation of a…

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Duck Be A Lady, Tonight

Ol' Blue eyes may sing of Lady Luck and her blowing on his dice, but I croon about Lady Duck. And her breasts. A pair of perfect, tender and juicy breasts like what we got breaking down our awesome Maple Leaf Farms fresh duck demands some respect. A simple and quick grill followed by a nice sauce…

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