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How do I confit a Pork Neck

I am wondering about how is the best way to confit a pork neck. Is it best to confit a whole piece or should I chop it up before? What kind of oil or fat should I use? What is the correct ...
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What is the fastest way / highest temp you made duck confit?

I know I know this is supposed to be a slow thing, but how have you "cheated" and got away with it? Most recipes calls for at least 4 hours of cooking and at less than 275F. Cooling then re-crisping ...
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Why do chicken wings turn chewy if cooled between cookings?

I prepared some chicken wings by: Place chicken wings, raw, in cool oil. Heat corn oil to ~180°F, hold at ~180°F for 3 hours (in the oven). Heat peanut oil in deep fryer to 370°F (as high as the ...
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What's the correct temperature to prepare confit cod?

I've been cooking confit cod at 40°C (104°F). Once it reaches 40°C, I keep it for about 5 minutes and take it out of the oven. However, the thinner parts of the cod lose more moist than the thicker ...
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The science of confit

In recent weeks I have made both duck leg and pork belly confit with rich tasting and great texture results. I want to experiment with this technique further but to do so, and avoid wasting meat and ...
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What is the traditional accompaniment for Duck Confit?

I have a few duck legs that I made a confit from earlier this week. I'm thinking of serving them with Parmesan Dauphinoise and some beans from the garden tonight. I was wonderring though, what would ...