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Should skin dissolve completely in bone/skin broth?

I just made my first attempt at bone-and-skin broth in my new Instant Pot pressure cooker. I'm more interested in the broth as a source of amino acids from the collagenous material than as a source of ...
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How long can I keep homemade concentrated meat broth? [duplicate]

I made a broth from a pork leg (bones and meat, already broiled), also adding some browned veg and herbs. Then I reduced the broth by about tenfold and put it in a jar. After cooling the result was a ...
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A pot of chicken broth explodes boiling. What causes it?

I am an active cook and make noodles all the time. I had this marvel just two times in my life. You have a pot of chicken broth (there's nothing in it, no salt even), you heat it on a regular electric ...
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Can't reach pressure [duplicate]

I couldn't get my canner above 5 lbs. After taking the lid and trying again increasing the heat and adjusting the gasket for 3 hours I needed to give up the stove for dinner. After opening up and ...
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What is the name of Sardinian-Emilia Romagna cuisine adding wine to the end of cheese broth [closed]

Following this video, what is the name of the Sardinian-Emilia Romagna cuisine that adds wine at the end of the cheese broth, as advised by Edoardo Celadon?
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How can I make my Tonkotsu broth less fatty?

I sometimes make a Tonkotsu broth for Ramen, but whenever I do, it seems to turn out very fatty (and basically tastes like gravy). It's so fatty you can feel the fat all over your lips after eating a ...
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Why wasn’t my chicken broth boiling in jars when I took it out of the pressure canner?

I pressure canned chicken broth in my electric pressure canner. When I took the jars out of the canner the broth was not boiling inside the jar. Should I be concerned? That has never happened before. ...
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Is "clear" chicken broth a thing?

A friend once intoned that I'm doing it wrong, and that to get a clear chicken broth one must keep the pot uncovered. I'm loath to do that. An uncovered pot means one's home will smell like chicken ...
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How can I tell if a broth carton with a twist cap is sealed?

Many companies offer broth in a box carton with a twist-off cap. In the US, these are usually 32 oz cartons but may be other sizes as well. Twisting the cap breaks a foil seal underneath, allowing one ...
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Confused about canning process time for stock versus stock with meat in it

I have an all American pressure canner that I use for canning venison, and I wanted to can some stock as well. I followed the recipe and instructions in the manual, including the part that said “...
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Is the transparent thin layer on top of my broth gelatin?

I let a bone broth simmer over night and I woke up to a transparent, thin, and almost plastic-looking like layer that creases easily when moved on top of the broth. Is this gelatin? I'm just checking ...
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'Correct' simmering temperature for bone broth

I've been getting into making my own stocks and have decided to make a beef bone broth for the first time. I've been reading plenty of resources online however there are a lot conflicts from different ...
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What do boiled tomato skins contribute?

Tomato skins are often removed because of their texture, but I've come across a few exceptions. Some dishes that involve boiling whole tomato, such as when cooking rice or making broth. This sidesteps ...
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How to Use Frozen Bones for Bone Broth?

I've watched lots of videos on how to prepare bone broths. However, I haven't found much information about making it directly from frozen bones. I have understood that I should move frozen bones from ...
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Isn't "bone broth" just broth? [duplicate]

Over the last couple of years I've started hearing a lot about "bone broth." But bones and water are where all broth comes from, right? Is there a specific type of broth that's "bone ...
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Pulled beef in pressure cooker: Is it necessary to sauté beef before pressurizing?

In most recipes I've found about pressure-cooking pulled beef, the meat is sautéed before the pressure is applied. Why is this? Could I pressure-cook pulled beef without first sautéing it? Example ...
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How to get clear bone broth - without canning [duplicate]

I like how canning bone broth causes the broth to go clear. My recipe for bone broth is to cover bones with water and simmer on low for 4-5 hours. I then strain it several times with the last ...
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Can you use sundried anchovies for myeolchi yuksu (Korean anchovy broth)?

I am wanting to make myeolchi yuksu (Korean anchovy broth) which is based on dried anchovies. My local Korean supermarket only has these Chinese sourced dried anchovies, which were also labelled as ...
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Is cured meat broth edible?

We bought a chunk of raw beef in brine in the store. I was marked "fully cured,... boiling will develop pink color". After adding some water and slow cooking it overnight it turned into ...
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Measurement of water

I've been making chicken soup for decades, but today I'm in a little bind. I have two large enough chicken thighs with bone in. How much water and broth should I use?
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What happens when you reduce stock all the way?

If you have fully filtered stock or broth, and you boil it until all of the liquid evaporates; what would you be left with. If you boiled only until a bit before that point would you have super ...
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Timing Stock/Broth Perfectly

I have been experimenting with different methods and I am trying to find the perfect extraction time for each of the elements of my stock. I first noticed this when one time I added celery leaves and ...
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Can I approximate stock using gelatin, MSG and water?

From looking at different sources about stocks and broths, I understood that the main goal of simmering the bones for a long time is to extract as much gelatin and glutamate as we can from them. So I ...
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Can any bones (but specifically Beef Shortribs) be used to make bone broth AFTER they've done a stint in the crockpot?

Today, I have beef shortribs in the crockpot for Caribbean Beef Ribs for hubby's birthday. After we're done feasting, are the bones still usable for making bone broth?
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What can I use in place of shiitake mushrooms?

I would like to know what can I use instead of dried Shiitake mushroom for stock/broth making, a small deviation from the original flavour is acceptable but please share something pocket friendly.
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Can I use edamame pods to make a vegetable broth?

I’m currently saving various vegetable scraps to make veggie broth. I have a bunch of leftover edamame pods that I would normally just compost, but I’m wondering if they would work well in my broth. ...
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Can I freeze beef bones and use them to make a broth later on?

I am interested in making my own beef broth from bones left over from chuck roasts, t-bone steaks, etc. However I currently do not have enough bones to make a batch with. Can I get a big ziplock "...
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Can you reconstitute dried morels in broth instead of water?

I'm making some risotto this weekend, and I've always read to reconstitute dried mushrooms in water, but I haven't read anything for or against reconstitution in broth. Would there be any reason not ...
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Are there unwanted effects to simmering vegetables for days? [duplicate]

Simply put, will continuously simmering vegetables for days, even up to a week or two, in a perpetual stock lead to unexpected or unwanted results? Since even the longest stock recipes I know don't ...
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How should I prepare a whole (already roasted) leg of lamb bone for stock?

So, I already made the leg o lamb and have some set aside for stew after I make the broth. I chopped the huge bone in half so it will fit in a lobster pot. The question for me at this time is: will ...
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What made my veggie scrap broth turn very bitter?

About once a week I cook up a lot of food and recently I've been inspired to make a vegetable broth out of the veggie scraps that you'd normally throw away. Tried it once with some broccoli stalks and ...
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Pork vs chicken ramen

I frequent a place that makes thick tonkotsu (pork based) ramen, so that is my point of reference. But I recently tried a new place that only makes chicken based broths and, for the same size bowl, I ...
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Fast cooking bone broth

I have some deer bones I would like to cook into broth. All the recipes I found call for slow cooking many hours. Is it possible to fast cook it on a stove top (1-2 hrs max)?
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Cooking octopus: simple boil or broth?

I have heard about "polvo à feira" (Pulpo a la Gallega/Spannish style octopus) and I went on a search for recipes. In one of my findings (https://youtu.be/bHSjnzNvJYo), I have seen Eric Ripert ...
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Why is my vegetable stock bitter, but the chicken stock not?

I have exactly the same procedure and ingredients for cooking vegetable and chicken stock - of course, the latter contains chicken meat, which is the only difference. The ingredients I put into my ...
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How to cook Parmesan Cheese into a broth without making globs?

I've been trying to cook this recipe recently, but I keep running into a problem with the parmesan cheese. Basically the last step is to mix the cheese into the chicken broth. When I do this, it ...
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Should broth from a shrimp boil be refrigerated after canning?

I searched for an answer but was unable to find an answer on the site or google. Recently I did a shrimp boil with corn, sausage, red potatoes, onions, shrimp, lemons and spices. After pulling the ...
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Perpetual stew-like stock using the fridge: is it a good idea?

I work in the science behind nutrition and one of the first things you learn is that a huge amount of nutrients from your food goes down the drain when you throw out the cooking water. In the water ...
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Does hard-boiling eggs in broth impact flavor? [duplicate]

I think the question says it all. I was looking at Marinated Soft Boiled Egg recipes for ramen and while trying them out I found it annoying to have a pot of boiling water for the eggs as well as a ...
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Would freezing ruin an emulsified broth like tonkotsu?

I've developed something of an obsession with ramen lately. Tonkotsu ramen has a pork broth base, which is made with blanched pork bones left at a rolling boil for around 12 hours. Its creamy texture ...
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Bone broth has green tint; is this normal?

Is it normal for bone broth to have a green tint? I skimmed a bit off and it looked like sautéed spinach. The broth itself had a slight green tint. I'm not sure whether that's okay or a sign of ...
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Overnight cooking: Is sous-vide safer than electrical oven?

I am a fan of bone broths, but always have a problem with the overnight cooking part. For the overnight cooking part I have the following options: Interrupt cook, let the pot hot on the stove, ...
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how do I remove partially-disintegrated sediment/tiny-bones from stock?

I have just finished my first batch of bone broth, and have removed all of the bones I could find. I noticed that there are some smaller pieces, as well as "grit" from disintegrated bones, which ...
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Quantities of salt and MSG for a chicken stock substitute

I am making a stew, so all I am after in the stock substitute is some saltiness and umami. What would be the correct ratio of water, salt and MSG for this purpose? I can just attempt to make this by ...
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Does using wild rice in soup suck up all the broth if it is held after cooking?

This is my experience with rice and pasta. I was wondering if wild rice is less ‘needy’ in this regard and would soak up less broth.
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Flavorful beef broth without bones?

is it possible to make flavorful beef broth as a base for Pho/Soup etc without bones? I'm not minding the body/gelatinous or not, just the flavor. on our market here the butchers sell meat scrap ...
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Chicken Stock - Absorbed all water?

I atempted to make a chicken stock that I can keep in my fridge for a few days. After roasting a couple chicken breasts, carrot, onion, garlic, mushroom stems for 45 minutes I put all of that in a pan,...
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Chicken and Dumplings soaked up all the broth

My dumplings soaked up all of the broth. What can I add to my chicken and dumplings without ruining the flavor?
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Why add Vodka to Stock?

The recipe for brown veal stock in Modernist Cuisine (Volume 2, page 300) lists Vodka as an ingredient. Why? I have never seen Vodka as an ingredient before for stock, in no professional cooking ...
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Can I add "stars" pasta or very small soup shells pasta to boxed chicken broth & make in the microwave?

I have boxed chicken broth I want to quickly make in the microwave and I want to add either tiny stars pasta, or "small soup shells" pasta. Both pastas are tiny, about 1/4 inch width & height. I ...
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