How to Cook a Whole Duck
- Score the skin all over in a cross pattern. Try not to pierce the meat.
- Season with garlic, salt, pepper, oregano, basil, thyme and baste with oil.
- Cover with aluminum foil and bake at 350 for 1 hour.
- Pull out duck and baste oil and fat over skin and cook uncovered for another 30 min.
- Duck is finished when juices run clear or temperature in thigh is 165