Monday, December 27, 2010

Chinese steamed and roasted duck

Christmas dinner was comprised of Tyler Florence’s version of Peking duck, a marvelous pilaf Peter made, and creamed mustard greens. For the duck recipe, enter the title above into Google and you’ll be taken to the link for it at the Food Network. It is a bit labor intensive, but delicious in the end. Sorry for the funky picture. I didn’t photo the duck until after dinner and had to prop up a half duck to make it look appetizing. And appetizing it was.

On a different topic, my last post – lobster mac and cheese – is about to take an interesting twist. I had a comment from one of my followers bemoaning the fact that, due to an allergy, he couldn’t make the dish for himself and his wife. On the assumption that it might be a shellfish allergy and allow for the consumption of other types of fish, it occurred to me that a cod or salmon mac and cheese might be a possibility. Then I found a 1 lb. package of frozen calamari at Safeway the other day. Calamari mac and cheese will be on its way soon!


Mary said...

That duck sounds to die for. I hope you and Peter had a wonderful holiday. Blessings...Mary

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Chris said...

Mother Duck! That looks gorgeous even if it is just a half duck in the picture. Looks like you guys ate well.

Looking forward to the revised mac n cheese.

Pam said...

Looks and sounds like you and Peter had a great dinner! I will check out the recipe as I'm sure Bill would love it. Calamari mac and cheese. You are the creative one and I can't wait to see this!

Jenn said...

Oh how I love peking duck! This looks soo good...I bet it tasted fantastic too!
I love the idea of your mac and cheese with other fish in it...especially the salmon!! Gonna have to try that when I get home.

Create. Snap. Eat. said...

Ooh! Lovely. The last I cooked the duck I could not believe the amount of fat rendered! Yours looks amazing ;-)

Mary said...

Stephen, I'm not sure what type of information you are looking for. Some of my winners can be found by doing a google search on Mary Bergfeld recipes. I also have a handful of them on my blog, though I'm not sure I labeled them as contest recipes. I'll have to look. I haven't actively competed for the past year. The blog has taken precedence. Have a great day. Blessings...Mary

Linda said...

What a wonderful Christmas meal! I am looking forward to seeing your post on Calamari Mac & Cheese. I love calamari, and I have never seen a recipe like that before.

Wishing you and Peter a Happy New Year!

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