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Why duck fat but not chicken fat?

CindyJ | Nov 4, 201211:22 AM     27

It seems that so many recipes I see are singing the praises of duck fat, but, with the exception of some of my Jewish cooking cookbooks, I don't think I've ever seen a recipe that calls for using chicken fat. What are the differences between the two? Chicken fat is so much more accessible. Why aren't the two interchangeable? Or are they?

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