bones

Portable Soup: My Homemade Bouillon

Portable soup, a sort of homemade bouillon, sustained travelers before Cup O’ Noodles lined rest stop shelves and salty powdered bouillon cubes gave home cooks a short cut in making soups, stews and sauces.  Modern cooks who seem to favor time saving packaged ingredients over more elaborate traditions have lost their taste for laborious culinary… 

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Reader Questions: Bone Broth

After an overwhelming response to our last question & answer session (I received over 100 questions by email, and if I haven’t had a chance to answer you – please be patient with me),  future question and answer sessions will focus on single topics.   And this week, I’m answering your questions about bone broth –… 

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Perpetual Soup: The Easiest Bone Broth You’ll Make

Bone broth is a staple of my family’s diet.  As with healthy fats, heirloom vegetables, grass-fed meats and a good old-fashioned cod liver oil, we consume a lot of bone broths – usually aiming for one quart per person per day, at the recommendation of our nutritionist.  Broth, you see, is a nutritional powerhouse.  It… 

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Beef Stock: A Simple Recipe

Beef stock – especially homemade beef stock is remarkably easy to prepare especially using this tried-and-true classic beef stock recipe.   You don’t need purchased beef base to prepare a decent beef stock any more than you need those hateful little granules of chicken bouillon to prepare a chicken stock.   Just a lazy Saturday… 

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