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Basic steps, poultry, stock, turkey

Turkey stock

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To make a basic turkey stock for utilizing in soups and sauces, you can use the recipes for chicken stock or dark chicken stock. This will keep it mild, neutral and very versatile. I often do this after certain holidays when stores are selling turkeys very cheap. You can use […]

Basic steps, chicken, poultry, stock

Dark chicken stock

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This is a variation of regular chicken stock. It is very useful in many recipes calling for beef or veal stock. When you need a sauce for game, roast lamb or any dark sauce for a roast you can use this recipe. The recipe is almost the same as regular […]

Basic steps, chicken, poultry, stock

Chicken stock

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Chicken stock is the foundation for countless recipes, including soups, stews and sauces. Good, properly made chicken stock is why the restaurant preparation tastes so special. There are usually big cauldrons of stock simmering for hours in the back of restaurants with scrap bones and vegetable trim. You can save […]

Basic steps, Equipment, Techniques

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Hello and welcome! Freshtastebud.com is about creating delicious food from basic ingredients while having fun and enjoying yourself. The recipes are based on having at least some cooking knowledge and a desire to learn more. You should be able to cook the foods for 1-4 people (scaling up for more) […]

Basic steps, French, Vegetables

Mirepoix

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This recipe is a a stepping stone in creating other dishes. Slowly sautéing the finely chopped vegetables in butter releases sweetness from the carrots and onions, balanced by the celery and imparts a wonderful aroma and flavor to your further creation. A combination of two parts onion, one part each […]