Duck Legs Braised in Red Wine and Cocoa

Ingredients

4 duck legs

2 teaspoons salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

2 cups sliced onion

½ cup sliced celery

1 carrot

4 parsley sprigs

2 thyme sprigs

1 bay leaf

2 cups red wine

2 cups chicken broth

1 cup whole peeled tomatoes

1 tablespoon cocoa

1 teaspoon juniper berries

1 teaspoon whole allspice berries

½ teaspoon whole black peppercorns

1 tablespoon potato starch

2 tablespoons chopped parsley

Tools

whisk

wooden spoon

measuring cups

measuring spoons

large bowl

knife

small bowl

liquid measuring cup

tongs

spoon

strainer

foil

June Oven

fat separator

Dutch oven