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Plating skills kinda sucking after a couple of years but this duck was the bomimage

Steve 

Caledon, ON

 

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  • I would say the plating skills are just fine. Duck looks great!
    County of Parkland, Alberta, Canada
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Thanks bud. Something set in my camera is wrong. The meat is dark red in reality. That isn't done on the egg, it was sous vide

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,269
    Glad you're posting pics after the last few centuries.  I'd hit dat bom!
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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,300
    Since you posted that pic online. That's the bom dot com.
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  • cazzycazzy Posts: 7,969
    That's some good looking quack right there!
    Just a hack that makes some $hitty BBQ....
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Glad you're posting pics after the last few centuries.  I'd hit dat bom!

    Thanks man! Haven't even used the camera in two years or more. Dat bird is dark red. Feels good to be back in the saddle though


     

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Since you posted that pic online. That's the bom dot com.

    No edit on that for some reason?


     

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I'm pretty sure this thread is the straw that broke the camel's back for me go ahead and pull the trigger on SV unit. Awesome cook. LS-- you ended up getting chef or creative polyscience?
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Polyscience pro. I am so out of counterspace with her espresso machines and baking crap. I can just use a stockpot or whatever and it is great. That was the best duck I have ever had. New to it but would suggest you get into it. Those pics did not do it justice

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    I've been reading and mentally getting into it for the last few months. I'm all over it now seeing duck like that.
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  • Nice dude! Post that recipe please. 

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321

    Man, the duck was blood rare. There is some filter set on my camera that didn't show the true colour. I have been a duck fan all my life and I swear this was the best I ever had. It was so perfectly cooked it had the essence of a dove flavour. Go for it...Canadians don't lie

     

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    What did you use to sear?
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  • Man......My sous vide unit should be here in a couple of weeks......I can't wait!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    I trimmed the membrane and excess fat, chopped it and rendered in a saute pan. Put the "cracklins" on the white bean compote and used the rendered fat in another pan to sear the breasts. Didn't seem worth it to light the egg for thirty seconds of use.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Mighty_QuinnMighty_Quinn Posts: 1,878
    Nice. Thanks.
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,438
    That sure looks good. Never tried to cook duck.
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    It's good Mickey! Is Beli going to be in Salado? Loren and Valeria too?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,300



    Since you posted that pic online. That's the bom dot com.

    No edit on that for some reason?


     


    Sorry, I'm usually really anal about grammar, syntax and spelling. Even on the internet.
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  • The granite counter makes up for that plating that sucks.!  Nice !!!
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  • IrishDevlIrishDevl Posts: 1,390
    Me likey. Nice job. Still no machine here, but my ability to hold out is getting weaker by the day.
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  • r270bar270ba Posts: 763
    Did you shoot the duck yourself?  That looks really good!
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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Nice dude! Post that recipe please. 
    For what, the duck?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Since you posted that pic online. That's the bom dot com.

    No edit on that for some reason?


     

    Sorry, I'm usually really anal about grammar, syntax and spelling. Even on the internet.
    Yeah, I tried to edit it but couldn't

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • Nice dude! Post that recipe please. 
    For what, the duck?

    yeah- spices, time and temp (and how did you handle the fat. My fat cap was too thick and chewy. I brined mine before the SV though

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321

    I trimmed the fat right up tight to the meat. Copped it up and rendered the fat.and saved the browned skin. Used the fat as the base for the blueberry sauce.

    I scored the fat in a quarter inch crosshatch pattern. Seasoned it with Isle of Capri salt blend, a few crushed peppercorns and a bunch of crushed juniper berries. Then some thyme and garlic powder.image

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,082
    Looks good, haven't had duck since leaving Ontari-ari-ario 25 years ago, used to be part of every fall. 

    On your camera - check to see if there is a white balance, local photog claimed 90% of folks never use it, and once you get on to it, the colors come out pretty true. 
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  • I definitely will trim down next time. It was good but the fat was overpowereing

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  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,321
    Now where is that manual? I can't even shoot from the display.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

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