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Feb 24, 2009 07:19 AM

Looking for Duck Fat in Madison or Milwaukee, WI

I would like to make Duck Confit for an upcoming dinner party and need duck fat. Whole Foods sells little shelf-stable packs of a few ounces but I'll go broke using that stuff. Does anyone know of a source of fresh/frozen duck fat in either Madison or Milwaukee (or in between)? I think a quart would do me.


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  1. You can stretch the duck fat with olive oil with pretty good results.

    1. I have seen it at Larry's Brown Deer Market, If you really think you need a quart, you may need to call ahead to make sure they have that much on hand.

      1. I would try Tower Chicken in Milwaukee.

        4111 S 6th St
        Milwaukee, WI 53221
        (414) 744-7151

        1. Maybe Artamos Deli on Whitney Way in Madison:

          They sometimes have such goodies in their freezer.

          1. Thanks for your leads! I followed up on them and found great sources of duck in various forms but fat only in those little 7oz packs for $8-$9 each. However, I called Harvest ( a local gourmet restaurant) and they suggested Neesvigs (a purveyor based in Windsor). Neesvigs will sell me a 3.5 lb tub for $18. That's about 2 quarts. Now that's a bargain! Ask for Bob. :-)