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  • WKC Performer
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« on: April 18, 2013, 01:54:39 PM »
Somehow they seem appropriate given our weather. We've been here since '87 and this is the highest I've ever seen the creek that is a couple houses down.

Several days ago I needed to defrost our freezer. I found a couple of ducks and stuck them in the refrigerator to thaw. I marinated them using Raichlen's recipe and put them on my '74 18.5 kettle. I chose the kettle (my first) since it has been too long since I fired it up and I like the fine grained control I get from the daisy wheel dampers. I used one charcoal basket with Royal Oak briquettes and some apple and cherry for smoking wood (along with the tea smoking mix.) I had some asparagus so I rafted it up to grill while the duck finished.

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  • The Duke
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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2013, 02:09:31 PM »
Nice looki'n duckies! I thought you meant in the pond in front of your house. I was looking for them. :D


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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2013, 03:57:09 PM »
Looks good Hank...I'm sure you could've plucked a view fresh ones nearby to add to the smoker
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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2013, 05:37:22 PM »
The ones in the neighborhood seem to know to stay just out of my reach.  ;)

These came out really tasty. I like that recipe.
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  • WKC Brave
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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2013, 05:55:59 PM »
There are a couple of ducks in the neighborhood that like to swim in the pool but book it out of dodge by the time I swim over to them :)

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« Last Edit: April 18, 2013, 06:42:07 PM by jacoblee »


  • WKC Ranger
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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2013, 06:01:29 PM »
Id kill for some duck

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  • Smokey Joe
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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #6 on: April 19, 2013, 09:05:28 AM »
You know you dont have to kill em twise! Serious note - Looks great!

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Re: Ducks!
« Reply #7 on: April 19, 2013, 07:23:32 PM »
looks outstanding. Your creek looks like a pond :o
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