I made this dish for my husband’s birthday. It features our Duck Eggs and Duck Bacon (which is essentially cured duck breast sliced on the bias and leaving the fat in place). It was incredible! Best eaten the same day it is prepared as over time the “sauce” is absorbed into the noodles and loses the texture.
We got two ducks (named Pate and Confit) on a whim a few years ago and have so enjoyed them that we now have a flock of 15. Ducks are a great compliment to your backyard chicken flock or as a stand alone raft (which is what you apparently call a group of ducks).
We originally got our ducks for the eggs, generic viagramind but they are also good for pest control in your gardens and for meat. And to be quiet honest, the way they waddle, wiggle their tale feathers, and carry on never fails to bring a smile to my face.
We even have a duck with great comedic timing. When my husband says something funny (or that he thinks is funny), this duck belts out a sarcastic “QUACK..quack, quack”. It happens more times than should be considered coincidence.
But enough about why ducks are such a “quack up”; they are also just as easy to care for as chickens, if not easier. Continue reading →