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.

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Duck with Red Cabbage

Better Homes and Gardens

If you've never made duck before, this easy dinner recipe will show you how.

Roasted Duck with Farro Stuffing

Better Homes and Gardens

Fresh ducklings are available through fine quality butchers and Asian food markets.

Duck Breast with Pears and Balsamic Vinaigrette

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Roast Duck with Cranberry Chutney

Family Circle

This tangy sweet cranberry chutney with a hint of ginger pairs delightfully with the rich duck meat. Try it with ham and pork too.

Duck and Asian Pear Salad

Midwest Living

Pecan-coated goat cheese and a sweet and fruity dressing make this main-dish salad irresistible. This one-dish meal is perfect with bread.

Orange-Ginger Duck

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Roast Duck with Wild Mushroom Sauce

Better Homes and Gardens

The exotic dried mushrooms in this recipe complement the duck's robust flavor for a perfect entertaining entree.

Holiday Roast Goose

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Bistro Duck Salad

Midwest Living

The gourmet side salad includes a pear chutney and warm bacon vinaigrette. Substitute the duck with smoked turkey if you like.

Braised Duck with Vegetables and Chestnuts

Better Homes and Gardens

Roasting the duck in the oven after braising it, develops brown crisp skin and texture.

Country-Style Cassoulet

Better Homes and Gardens

Rich with tradition, this classic French peasant dish offers a robust blend of beans, meats, poultry, and vegetables in every bowl.

Chicken and Duck Hunter Stew

Better Homes and Gardens

Stew is the perfect make-ahead main dish. Serve this recipe with Israeli couscous, available in most grocery stores and specialty food stores.

Potato-Topped Duck Stew

Midwest Living

Creamy mashed potatoes finish off this hearty main-dish soup.

Pomegranate-and-Plum Glazed Duckling

Better Homes and Gardens

For the glaze, squeeze juice from the pomegranates. Serve the duckling with roasted vegetables.

Smoked Turkey Salad with Oranges

Better Homes and Gardens

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.

Mashed Potato Chicken Stew

Midwest Living

Genius! Mashed potatoes are the secret thickener and tasty topper for this hearty chicken stew.

How to Make Cranberry Sauce

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.

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