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Are all the ducks in Edmonton frozen and whole???

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piatrus May 25, 2012 12:34 AM

I need duck breasts for an elaborate dinner that my master has requested. I could easily find whole frozen ducks in Chinatown, or perhaps even Little Italy.

If I waste time thawing, butchering, rendering and making thigh confit from at least 6 fowl (this is a dinner for 12), Master will surely beat me.

What I require is a respectable vendor in the Edmonton area, capable of providing me with the required portion (12 p. duck breast) of protein required for Master's function.

Thank you in advance!

  1. cellophane_star May 25, 2012 12:33 PM

    Check out Greens, Eggs & Ham. I live in Calgary so I'm only familiar with their booth at our local market but I know they do sell at Edmonton's market too (City Market?) Anyway, they're based out of Leduc and might have other vendors around too.

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      rob1234 May 25, 2012 12:41 PM

      I think most grocery stores have frozen duck breasts. I've bought them at the hampton save on foods for sure.

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        aasg May 25, 2012 01:29 PM

        The Sandy View Farms deli at the Enjoy Centre might have duck breasts. The last time I was there, they had a wide variety of meat.

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          cleopatra999 May 26, 2012 02:35 PM

          yup, save on foods has them pretty regularly. Also give Care-it Urban deli a try out in the west end, if he doesn't have pretty sure he could get. Assuming they are the same as when I moved away 2 years ago.

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          egon61 Jun 1, 2012 08:47 PM

          There is a vendor at the Old Strathcona Farmer's Market who carries duck breasts (frozen). Can't remember the name but they are along the east wall.

          I had to look at quite a few places when I was last looking....apparently there is a "season" and outside of that time you will only find frozen.

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            bubblepuffer Jun 7, 2012 10:20 AM

            You can find frozen duck breast in any Save-On-Foods :)

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