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MSP: Duck Fat

malokd Dec 1, 2008 04:15 PM

I need to purchase duck fat or goose fat in a relatively large quantity: approx one quart/ 2lbs. I can render it myself if necessary...any ideas as to where I could get this? Preferably if there were a local farm that I could get it from and render myself, it would be ideal.

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      SmartCookie Dec 2, 2008 07:28 AM

      The Asian market across the street from Quang's Deli on Nicollet has it on Friday's, as that's the day the make their roasted ducks for the weekend. I haven't bought any, but I had inquired about it a few months ago when I was thinking of making duck confit.

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        The Dairy Queen Dec 2, 2008 07:38 AM

        Ah, I think that's Shuang Hur to the rescue, no? I wonder if the St. Paul location also has it or just their Minnepolis store? Either way, good to know!


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        St Paul Susie Dec 2, 2008 05:43 AM

        Let me know what you find - I couldn't locate anything last year. But I was looking for a smaller amount and never returned to Surdyk's closer to the holidays.

        1. BigSal Dec 1, 2008 05:15 PM

          I know Surdyk's and Byerly's sell duck fat. I usually buy some around the holidays to make crispy, crunchy oven fried potatoes. I have not bought quite as much as you are looking for. I would recommend that you call your order ahead and they can set it aside for you. I suspect Clancey's will have some too- if they do, I'll buy from them this year.

          Just out of curiosity what will you be making with it?

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            malokd Dec 1, 2008 07:28 PM

            My friend and i are going to start experimenting with doing our own confit duck and goose. I want to see if we can do it in the new slow cooker he got.

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