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I have a question about the recipe "Slow Roast Duck" from merrill. Piercing the duck- this is my first time making this recipe and I want to be sure I'm clear when piercing the duck. Correct me if I'm wrong, but you have to flip the duck over every 30 minutes when you re-pierce the skin, correct? Or are you supposed to pierce both sides of the duck? Thanks for your help!

asked by Alex Moore about 3 years ago
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Greenstuff

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added about 3 years ago

You'll figure it out as you go along, piercing everywhere but mostly where there are obvious fat deposits. Be sure to pierce only the skin and the fat. Don't go into the muscle.

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Merrill Stubbs

Merrill is a co-founder of Food52.

added about 3 years ago

Green stuff is right - you want to pierce it all over.