Duck and Goose
Both duck and goose are easier to prepare than you might think. From Peking duck to oven-roasted goose, these easy recipes let you fix duck or goose in a variety of creative ways.
Fresh ducklings are available through fine quality butchers and Asian food markets.
If you've never made duck before, this easy dinner recipe will show you how.
The presentation of this duck main dish is as lovely as it is good to eat. Slices of duck breast are layered over fresh baby spinach and pears. then topped with walnuts and vinaigrette.
This tangy sweet cranberry chutney with a hint of ginger pairs delightfully with the rich duck meat. Try it with ham and pork too.
Pecan-coated goat cheese and a sweet and fruity dressing make this main-dish salad irresistible. This one-dish meal is perfect with bread.
Duck is always a great special occasion main dish. The marinated duck in this recipe features an orange-ginger glaze that certainly won't disappoint. Serve it the next time you entertain.
The exotic dried mushrooms in this recipe complement the duck's robust flavor for a perfect entertaining entree.
Roasting the duck in the oven after braising it, develops brown crisp skin and texture.
Rich with tradition, this classic French peasant dish offers a robust blend of beans, meats, poultry, and vegetables in every bowl.
Stew is the perfect make-ahead main dish. Serve this recipe with Israeli couscous, available in most grocery stores and specialty food stores.
Geese are as easy to cook as a turkey or big chicken, but with more fat. Brushing on a flavorful syrup near the end of roasting adds a dramatic glaze to the bird.
The gourmet side salad includes a pear chutney and warm bacon vinaigrette. Substitute the duck with smoked turkey if you like.
Creamy mashed potatoes finish off this hearty main-dish soup.
For the glaze, squeeze juice from the pomegranates. Serve the duckling with roasted vegetables.
This recipe calls for quartered oranges and orange vinaigrette dressing which gives this salad main dish a sweet, fruity taste. If you prefer, substitute duck breast for the turkey.
Genius! Mashed potatoes are the secret thickener and tasty topper for this hearty chicken stew.
It's almost impossible to think of a Thanksgiving feast without cranberry sauce. The turkey, potatoes, gravy and all the other side dishes are important, but cranberry sauce is the finishing touch. Sure, the kind from a can will do in a pinch, but homemade is far better, and you don't have to be an expert chef to learn how to make cranberry sauce from scratch.