Smoked Duck is an old fashioned holiday main. But given its modern fanciful restaurant creations, is it complicated to make at home? I decided to take on the challenge and demystify this delicious waterfowl. An endeavor I deemed completely worth it.
> Blend the cinnamon, pepper, garlic powder, clove, and anise pods in a mortar and pestle until finely ground and mixed thoroughly.> Rub the bird with a liberal layer of salt, outside as well as inside the cavity