I am currently doing a series on Ducks since it is duck season and this is blog #2 of a 3-parter.
When I was growing up we didn't do much duck hunting and therefore we never ate it either. It wasn't until I was in college that my Dad and I did some goose and duck hunting the day before pheasant season opened in the Texas Panhandle. When we got home we tried the duck and the goose and it was horrible. Everyone always says "you didn't cook it correctly" or "that's not the way I do it and it is great when I cook it". From then on whenever I tried it at different times I still hated it. It tasted real gamey and a lot like liver and was usually tough. It didn't really matter to me because I didn't do much duck hunting at the time so it was no big loss.