Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Chicken Stock and Snow

 Today is The Blog Tech's birthday.  I am making him a special meal and I needed some chicken stock.  I had just roasted Teddy a chicken so I took the carcass and made this stock.  Do you make your own stock?  It is so easy, smells wonderful and is far superior to the store bought stuff.  Just put the carcass in a pot, add carrots, celery, onions, a couple bay leaves and some black peppercorns.

 Bring it to a boil and let it simmer for a couple hours.  Strain it through a fine strainer and there you go.  Three quarts of wonderful chicken stock. I'll show you tomorrow what I made with it.  I make this about once a week.  You can freeze what you don't use.

 This is what it looked like outside this morning.

 Most of the snow missed us but at least we got a dusting.

Look at all of those Teddy tracks.  She goes into overdrive in the snow.  Or maybe she was just excited about her boys birthday.