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Susan S.

Serves/Makes:6 servings

  • oranges
  • lemons
  • 2 pie crusts
  • 1 duck
  • Stock:
  • giblets from Duck
  • 1/4 cup (60 ml) butter, clarified
  • 3 medium mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 medium onions, diced
  • 1 carrot, diced
  • 1 celery stalk, diced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) sage
  • 1 cup (225 ml) white wine
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) balsamic vinegar
  • salt
  • black pepper
  • Sauce:
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) butter
  • 2 tbsp (30 ml) flour
  • 1 cup (225 ml) apple juice
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) orange peel, grated
  • 2 tsp (10 ml) Triple Sec
  • Vegetables:
  • 1 cup (225 ml) broccoli florets
  • 1 leek, sliced thinly
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) ginger, ground
  • 1 cup (225 ml) celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup (125 ml) red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • Bake and debone duck; save crispy skin for pie crust.
  • While Duck is roasting, make sauce for pot pie: chop up giblets (except for neck) and brown all pieces in clarified butter over medium heat.
  • Add mushrooms, onion, carrot and celery.
  • When onions are translucent, add enough water to cover, then the wine, vinegar, bay leaf, sage and salt and pepper to taste.
  • Simmer for 30 minutes, reduce liquid to one cup, then remove neck and bayleaf.
  • Make a roux with flour and butter, stirring constantly until flour is a medium brown.
  • Add the giblet stock, grated orange peel, Triple Sec and the apple juice, stirring constantly to keep sauce smooth.
  • When sauce is medium thick, remove from heat.
  • Line 9" deep dish pie pan with bottom crust.
  • Add meat, broccoli, leeks, diced celery, peppers and ginger, and pour sauce over all.
  • Roll pieces of reserved crispy duck skin into top crust, then cover pie and seal and crimp edges.
  • Bake at 425 degrees (225 C.) for 35-40 minutes or until crust browns.
This is a nice, hot, wintertime or rainy day entree. Recipe fashioned by CCG2: Jo Ann Klein, Kemper Smith, MaryJane Zirolli, Carey Dudgeon, Penny Stamm and Garry Williams Posted on GEnie by G.WILLIAMS42 [Garry/CaryNC], Feb 03, 1993 MM by Sylvia Steiger, GEnie THE.STEIGERS, CI$ 71511,2253, GT Cookbook echo moderator, net/node 004/005

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