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Feb 22, 2010 12:28 PM
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What to do with duck head?

I'm about to chop the head, feet and wingtips off this duck and put the feet and wingtips in the stockpot, but what do I do with the head? I wonder if the umm, more complicated nature of the head would mess up the broth in some way?

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  1. Go ahead and throw it in the stock pot....it won't hurt it a bit.

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    1. re: fourunder

      It's the ONLY thing you can do with it!

      1. re: bushwickgirl

        Thanks for the timely answer! Perhaps I was thinking about the time I made stock with a salmon head and didn't remove the gills--- it was bitter. I do know ducks don't have gills--- I mean maybe I got subconciously spooked about heads in general.