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Second Annual Duck-off Celebrates Quackers

It was another successful cook-off at Jimmy’s No. 43 this past weekend, when professional and amateur cooks convened to support Food Systems Network NYC. Best of Show and People’s Choice went to Susan Palmer, The Girl in the Little Red Kitchen, who presented a foie-gras-infused deviled egg with maple and coffee cured duck bacon. Honorable mentions went to Adrian Ashby (for originality with his Duck Donut) and Gina Keatley (best presentation for her duck risotto). There were several write-ups praising the event, including:

Our own picture gallery is below. Thanks to all who participated, and congratulations to the winning chefs!

Chef Susan Palmer with her (inset) Deviled Duck Bacon award winning entry.

Chef Michelle Lamorte with Lavendar Duck Ravioli


Marja Samsom, The Dumpling Diva (duck and ginger dumpling)


Honorable mention for presentation: Seared Maple Porter Glazed Duck Breast on a pillow of Risotto


To the winners go the "swag."