Place a rack in 4 qt. or larger slow cooker. With a fork prick skin of duckling all over at approximately 2″ intervals. Place duck on rack in slow cooker. (When cooking duckling in a 3 1/2 qt. or smaller slow cooker, cut the duckling into quarters or halves before putting it into the pot.) In a small saucepan, combine onion, tarragon, orange juice, salt, mustard, jelly, orange peel, wine and cornstarch. Cook over med. heat until thickened. Brush 1/3 cup sauce over duckling, reserving remaining sauce. Cover and cook on LOW 6 to 7 hrs. or until duckling is tender, turning once during cooking. If possible, remove fat with a bulb baster. Stir orange sections into remaining sauce, heat and pour over duck just before serving.
1 whole boneless turkey breast (about 3 pounds)
1 medium onion, halved and thinly sliced
1/2 teaspoon thyme
1 large clove garlic, thinly sliced salt and pepper to taste
1/4 cup Madeira wine
1 tablespoon honey
1 to 2 ounces dried mushrooms, such as Porcini, soaked in 1/4 cup water
1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed with with 2 tablespoons cold water
Take turkey breast out of wrapping and netting, and rinse under cold water; pat dry. Place turkey breast in slow cooker/Crock Pot; add onion, thyme, garlic, salt & pepper, wine, honey, and mushrooms with soaking liquid. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours. During the last 30 minutes pour liquid into a container to skim excess fat, if desired, and return broth to pot. Stir cornstarch mixture in and continue cooking until smooth and thickened.
Rub an enameled or stainless steel pan with garlic clove. Heat wine to a slow simmer (just under boiling). Add lemon juice. Combine cheeses and flour and gradually stir in. Using a figure-8 motion, stir constantly until cheese is melted. Pour into lightly greased Crock-Pot. Add kirsch; stir well. Sprinkle with nutmeg, pepper and paprika. Cover and cook on High setting for 30 minutes, then turn to Low setting for 2 to 5 hours. Keep on Low setting while serving. Using fondue forks, dip bread cubes into fondue.