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Stewed Duckling

1 Duckling (about 4 pounds quartered)
Salt and pepper
2 tb Schmaltz or shortening (or oil)
1 Onion sliced
1/2 c Currant jelly or marmalade
1/2 c Sherry or Rhine wine
1/2 c Boiling water
2 Bay leaves

Sprinkle duckling with salt and pepper. Brown thoroughly in hot fat in a Dutch Oven. Remove duckling to a platter. Brown onion in the same fat. Add jelly,wine, water, and bay leaves. Simmer gently until the jelly dissolves. Return duckling to the Dutch Oven. Cover tightly and simmer gently until tender (about 2 hours), turning duckling occasionally. Remove duckling to a warm platter. Strain gravy and pour over duckling.