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Old 01-18-2012, 10:44 AM   #1
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Can anyone help me with how to clarify duck fat. I simmered it like clarifying butter but then gave up and now I have a cup of duck fat that has 3 layers. Is the center layer (looks cloudy) a good layer also? I realize the bottom layer is trash. Thank you in advance.

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Old 01-18-2012, 11:00 AM   #2
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Let it cool a bit and run it through cheesecloth. Here is a link on how to render duck fat.
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Kathleen got me a jam funnel thing for Christmas with a really fine mesh that I use for this.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:47 AM   #4
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The commercial duck fat I use also separates, with the bottom layer being that heavily clouded layer. I assume that the same as the second layer of yours. It's a substantial portion of the package, so I would say yours is fine.
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Old 01-18-2012, 01:02 PM   #5
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Duck fat

Thanks everyone for your feedback.
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Old 01-19-2012, 11:43 AM   #6
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am i the only one who had the knee jerk reply "wabbit fat" when i read the title to this thread?

and i hope "jam funnel" isn't part of the instructions, but rather what's it's used for...
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am i the only one who had the knee jerk reply "wabbit fat" when i read the title to this thread?

and i hope "jam funnel" isn't part of the instructions, but rather what's it's used for...
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it sorta fades out as i'm running away.
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am i the only one who had the knee jerk reply "wabbit fat" when i read the title to this thread?
I immediately thought of Steve (Hawaii Five-0) McGarret's nemesis, Wo Fat. Could Duck Fat be his brother?
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I immediately thought of Steve (Hawaii Five-0) McGarret's nemesis, Wo Fat. Could Duck Fat be his brother?

Whoa, FAT! That's the reaction guys have when the see my sister.
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