gmm noticed packages of duck heads for sale in the fresh meat case of a local Asian market. What are they for?

“After roasting, split the skull & dig out the nugget of brains,” says Stephanie Wong. “I know it sounds gross, but duck and squab heads used to be reserved for the most senior, honored diner at the table who might give a half to a young child as a special treat.” If the tongues are attached, says AdamD, they’re delicious—”Split em, roast em and pick away,” he advises.

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