Seared Duck Breast with Cherries

Cherries braised gently with ginger, red wine vinegar and kirsch are the perfect sweet-tart counterpart to rich duck breasts.

Shoulder Roast with Garlic & Herbs

Last month I made my very first shoulder roast.  I was surprised half-way through, but a quick shift in plans landed me not only with a beautifully seared, tender roast, but the most flavorful gravy I have ever tasted to pour over top.  The issue was the garlic herb rub — when I tried to…