The Secret to Making Great Soups

Making Homemade Stock

Whether you call it ‘stock’ or the trendier term ‘bone broth’ — healthy and flavorful soups start with a nutrient and mineral rich base of good stock. Bone based stocks provide minerals such as calcium, magnesium, silicon, sulphur, phosphorous, and other trace minerals. Stock can be made with left over bones from dinners or you can purchase bony parts of chicken, turkey, beef, or even fish to make stock. With the cooler fall weather, this is the ideal time to make a big pot of stock for making hearty soups, richly flavored gravies, and side dishes. Homemade stock is simple to make and the secret to creating great tasting soups. It adds a depth of flavor to homemade soup that commercially produced stock cannot. Continue Reading →