Originally Posted by GotGarlic
You would also have duck breast meat in addition to the duck fat, so it might be worth it. It was just a suggestion.
I buy whole duck for 2.79 per pound. Cut it up - confit the legs - use the breasts for dinner - render all additional fat from the skin - use the bones for an excellent stock.
It's definitely worth it! I always have a couple quarts of duck fat in my freezer, as well as confit ready to add to a salad, a casserole, or fry up for a quick supper.