I am posting this to its own thread. I had posted it in my goose thread but thought others might like it. This is a chinese dish out of one of my older chinese cookbooks. Enjoy Almond Duck A. 4 lb duck B. 1 tsp salt C. 5 slices of ginger chopped D. 3 scallions E. 2 Tbls Sherry F. 2 Tbls light soy sauce G. dash of anise pepper H. dash of black pepper I. 4 oz green peas J. 2 oz ham choppped K. 4 oz almonds L. 4 oz water chestnuts sliced M. 4 eggs N. 2 Tbls cornstarch 1. clean wash and remove fat from A 2. Mix B,C,D,E,F,G,H in shallow bowl. Rub misture on A, let stand 2 hours. 3. Place bowl in steamer and steam A for 30 min or until done. 4. Allow A to cool. Bone A. Separate skin from meat. 5. Cook I in bolling water 3 mins. 6. Mix J,K,L,M,N. Make sandwhich of J-N mixture between meat(bottom layer) and skin( top layer). 7.Place duck sandwhichs in pan and cook in preheated oven 350 for 30 mins. I use a plum sauce on this but one can use hisin sauce also. Enjoy.