Episode 1207

Two Minute Eggnog

  Serves 4 to 6 2 pints premium-quality vanilla ice cream 1/2 cup rum, cognac, or bourbon or more to taste Pinch freshly grated nutmeg Place the ice cream in a large covered glasss or stainless steel bowl in the refrigerator to thaw. Stir in the rum or desired flavoring…


Duck Fat Popovers

Start to finish: 40 minutes plus 1 day and 1 hour resting time Hands on time: 10 minutes Servings: Makes 10 to 11 popovers 4 large eggs 2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons melted duck fat, divided 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon table salt Whisk the eggs in a…


Roast Duck with Mustard Green Peppercorn Sauce

Serves 4 One 5-pound Long Island (Pekin) duck Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 1 small onion, coarsely chopped 1 small carrot, coarsely chopped 2 garlic cloves, smashed with the side of a knife 1 cup dry red wine 1 small celery rib,…