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Hello all you Christmas celebrating peeps. Here is my version of cooking a very delicious juicy Christmas Duck.

Duck Recipe(Danish way)

My grandmother always had a bottle of Akvavit in the freezer for the cook, (herself),which she said was a necessity for the duck to be a success. Every year that was true. It also brought the rest of the female side of the family to the kitchen and many memorable stories were made while cooking the duck each Christmas.

It is very important to defrost the duck before the actual day of cooking. I put the duck in the refridgerator two days before and then take it out about two hours before preparing it.

Note: It is a good idea to make the cabbage a day before, because it has a better flavor when it is heated the next day…and easier to handle as well:)

Red Cabbage:

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