Step Three. You're still cutting. Julia Child states that deboning your first duck will take about 45 minutes, but it's a well-known fact that she loved her gin. I only got about half-way after 45 minutes. It's a slow process wherein you keep your really sharp knife next to the carcass bone. Just keep repeating--let the bone be my guide. Sort of like Yoda telling Luke Skywalker to follow the Force. Follow the bone. Follow the bone. But it takes time. It took me just about 2 hours the first (and only) time to debone a duck.
|45 minutes in and still cutting|
|Sort of looks like you backed over it with a truck.|