You may think that tangy oranges are the best partner for rich duck breast—until you try beets, that is. They're caramelized here for sweetness, then tossed with grapefruit segments (the citrus with a sharper bite). Complete the update with a bright, herby sauce that comes together right on your cutting board.
Rendered duck fat is delicious tossed with vegetables before roasting and makes extra flavorful fried rice. Strain it through a fine-mesh sieve and store in the refrigerator for up to one week, or freeze for up to 3 months.