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Homemade Chicken stock Thinkaboutit 4 kids; United States 2511 posts
Mar 30th

Made if for the first time today. I am NEVER getting the premade stuff again. OMG it's so much better....I could eat it plain as soup 38.

i am a foodie....how did I not know this?!

MrsKW 3 kids; United States 4579 posts
Mar 30th

I have always made my own. I'm grossed out by the already made stuff and its so easy to do yourself

Sammiewhammy 5 kids; ., CA, United States 920 posts
Mar 30th

I've never made my own but I heard it was pretty easy. And I'm sure soooo much better for you too. How do you go about it?

fluffyruffruff 5 kids; United States 4622 posts
Mar 30th

Ive always preferred homemade.

side note, i hate the word "foodie". Im an a*****e.

Thinkaboutit 4 kids; United States 2511 posts
Mar 31st

Quoting fluffyruffruff:
Ive always preferred homemade.

side note, i hate the word "foodie". Im an a*****e.


Haha! I just love all things food....I even make our bread, jam, etc...

Thinkaboutit 4 kids; United States 2511 posts
Mar 31st

Quoting Sammiewhammy:
I've never made my own but I heard it was pretty easy. And I'm sure soooo much better for you too. How do you go about it?


It is easy but takes time...3-4 hours. There are different ways to do it.....but I brought 1/2 a chicken in a stock pot of water to a low boil, scooped off the yucky foam that comes up, added a carrot, celery and onion plus herbs, salt, simmered for a couple hours, then strained it. 

SpidermansMommy 4 kids; 1 angel baby; Ohio 6849 posts
Mar 31st

Quoting Thinkaboutit:

It is easy but takes time...3-4 hours. There are different ways to do it.....but I brought 1/2 a chicken in a stock pot of water to a low boil, scooped off the yucky foam that comes up, added a carrot, celery and onion plus herbs, salt, simmered for a couple hours, then strained it. 


You can make it in the crock pot, too. Just add all the ingredients and cook on low for about 12 hours or so.

Live-Laugh-Love 3 kids; Kitchener, ON, Virgin Islands 9626 posts
Mar 31st

Quoting SpidermansMommy:

You can make it in the crock pot, too. Just add all the ingredients and cook on low for about 12 hours or so.



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I've been making my own broth for 5 years. SO delicious, healthy and easy!

Destinite 2 kids; 2 angel babies; Paradise, FL, United States 35339 posts
Mar 31st

I've been making my own for years and it is so flavorful. I use a variation of Ina Garten's recipe. I will cool it and freeze it in 4 cup increments. 

Sammiewhammy 5 kids; ., CA, United States 920 posts
Mar 31st

You guys are making me really want to try doing it! Thank you, Thinkaboutit for the recipe and thank you, Spidermansmommy for the crockpot version. I'm excited to try them both!