Roast Duck with Apple Dressing
1 (4 pound) wild duck, whole
salt and pepper to taste
1 teaspoon poultry seasoning
1/2 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons chopped onion
5 stalks celery, chopped
3 cups peeled, cored and chopped apple
3 cups corn bread crumbs
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 Rinse duck and pat dry; rub with salt, pepper and poultry seasoning.
2 Melt butter in a small skillet over medium heat. Once melted, saute onion and celery until tender.
3 In a medium bowl, combine saute mixture, apple and bread crumbs and mix together to make stuffing (if necessary, add a little water to moisten).
4 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
5 Stuff duck and sew securely. Rub outside of bird lightly with oil and place in a shallow roasting pan or 9x13-inch baking dish.
6 Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for about 60 minutes, or until completely tender and juices run clear.