HOME > Chowhound > Home Cooking >

Discussion

Duck fat

  • m
  • 7

My son made a cassoulet and gave me the remaining tub of duck fat. What to do with it??

  1. Click to Upload a photo (10 MB limit)
Delete
    1. re: LindaWhit

      What LindaWhit said. Might be easier to ask what not to do with it. It may not be great with chocolate cake or ice cream, although admittedly I haven't tried duck fat with those so it could be as good there as it is everywhere else.

      Duck fat is one of those ingredients, like shallots or sherry or finishing salts, that can really elevate your cooking and give it something of a "restaurant" quality.

      1. re: Aravisea

        +1

        As in:

        http://foodwishes.blogspot.com/search...

        My daughter gave me a quart of duck fat as a Christmas present last year - makes me feel like I brought the kid up just right!