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North Carolina Seared Duck Breast with Whiskey Glaze - Blue Whistler Farm

(Disclosure: Honored to partner with the NC Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to bring you this recipe using a home-grown NC product.)

Recently, I was invited out to Blue Whistler Farm in Bahama, NC, not far from Durham. I talked with co-owner Amy Sliffe, (who owns with husband Josh) about their lovely farm and the animals they care for, especially the ducks.

We had a great time!

Amy gave me the grand tour. They'd just finished adding additional animals as well as dealing with a large number of live births the previous week. They went from 100 to 800 in a week!

Each type of animal has different living needs, and this was reflected by the varied environments and enclosures they enjoyed to keep them healthy and happy. They even grow food for them onsite!

We saw baby rabbits...

The rabbits were very productive over the summer! They have several breeds and they are well kept in elevated enclosures with the litters together. The above picture of a rabbit kit (baby) doesn'…

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