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Where to buy duck fat

chefboyardee Nov 30, 2006 04:03 PM

Hi, I want to make a lot of duck confit and have it gnaw on during the winter. Therefore I need a decent amount of duck fat. Any ideas where to buy, or order a small bucket of duck fat. The 7 oz. d'artangnan duck fat will cost me so much, that I might as well just buy their duck confit.

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    Nmarieke Jan 12, 2010 01:31 PM

    Just to update any North of Boston folks, butcher boy in north andover carries both duck (frozen) and rendered duck fat.

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      PGolds1984 Jun 5, 2008 02:00 PM

      Last time I was looking, the only place that carried any was the Butcher Shop in the South End.

      1. cassoulady Jun 5, 2008 01:18 PM

        Lionette's on Tremont st always has it

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          veggielover Jun 5, 2008 12:42 PM

          John Dewar's in Newton Center

          1. Ernie Diamond Nov 30, 2006 06:47 PM

            Savenor's usually has plenty. It's a great stop.

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              grant.cook Jun 5, 2008 08:17 AM

              Older thread, but I just had a similar need - Mayflower Poultry can order it... but its by the case, so you'd better need or be able to use a good amount of it or have some friends you can divvy it up with..

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                keencook1 Jun 5, 2008 12:31 PM

                Try www.schiltzfoods.com for goose legs and fat (2 # tub is about $5 + shipping). I bought some legs and a tub for confit, which is nestled in the back of my fridge. It does keep pretty well, and is sooo lovely for roast potatoes.

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              lambchopas Nov 30, 2006 06:42 PM

              i just bought a quart of it at whole foods on cambridge street. it was in the frozen section. I would call first and if they don't have it, i am sure they can bring it in from the commisary.

              if you're in a pinch, you can always make confit with a non-flavored oil like canola or veg. not ideal, but the rub should flavor it enough.

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                trufflehound Nov 30, 2006 11:15 PM

                Or lard

              2. MMRuth Nov 30, 2006 06:11 PM

                You could see if you can find Goose Fat - comes in much larger tins and is cheaper than duck fat - don't have a Boston rec. for you though.

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