It is so easy to make your own broth. You can make it on the stove top, or in the crockpot.
On the stove top, put your chicken, turkey, or beef bones into the pan and cover with water. If I’m making chicken or turkey broth, I add a teaspoon or so of poultry seasoning. It depends, of course, on how much water you have in your pot. Some people like to add carrots, celery and onions while they are boiling the bones.
After they have boiled for a couple of hours, I strained the broth from the bones. I place the broth in the fridge overnight. I take any meat left on the bones off and put in the fridge or freezer.
In the morning, I skim the fat off the broth. I then use the broth for soup, or in a recipe. I also like to put it in the freezer bags, and place in the freezer. Make sure they are sealed completely, or it makes a mess. I put the amount needed for the recipes I like into each bag, and mark the bag with the amount. 2 cups, 8 cups for soup, etc.
To make broth in the crockpot, you follow the above, except cook in the crockpot overnight, or all day.
You can even make your own vegetable broth. Place celery, carrots, and onions in the pan or crockpot and cover with water. Instead of throwing away celery or carrots that are starting to limp, you can make broth with them. Add whatever seasonings you like. Garlic would be nice, too. After it has boiled, strain the veggies out. Then you have nice vegetable broth to use in soups or your favorite recipes.
So easy, and you can make it fat free and sodium free, so it’s healthier!
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