Smoked Florida Duck
2 whole ducks, cleaned (Florida mottled ducks or wood ducks may also be used)
beer, enough to cover ducks
1/2 teaspoon rosemary
1/2 teaspoon thyme
savory, to taste
2 tablespoons butter
In a saucepan, bring rosemary, thyme and savory to a quick boil in butter. Set aside.
Sprinkle ducks liberally with seasoning salt, including inside cavities. Place in large pan.
Pour beer over ducks and allow to marinate for approximately two hours. After marinating, pat ducks dry and baste heavily with herb sauce. Place ducks on top rack of smoker. Put remaining marinade and herb sauce in water pan. Smoke for approximately five hours or until ducks are tender.