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Humble ingredients create the richest, finest stock.

Fresh ingredients create the richest, finest stock.

For the inaugural post in Besotted Gourmet, it seemed fitting to feature a recipe that is both iconic in its own right and also a crucial element of countless other dishes – it is the nucleus, if you will, of most cuisine.
 

I speak of a basic, homemade chicken stock – the base for chicken soup and numerous other dishes, including risotto, polenta, stews, casseroles, sauces, and many more.

 

I can not urge you strongly enough to make the leap from pale, flavorless store-bought stocks to the homemade kind. I have one short-ish story to tell that will hopefully put an end to any hesitations you may have.

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