Stocking up

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#confession – my craving for French Onion Soup lead to this…

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My favorite containers for freezing are the clear plastic deli containers. ..
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I get mine from Amazon
And I always have flavor enhancers in pantry. Or broth in a pinch 😉

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Kathleen Flinn

The week or so following a holiday offer a great time to load up on cheap turkey bones for stock. At my local QFC, I scored turkey backs, necks and wings for 29 to 59 cents a pound. I alerted my butcher friend Carlos that I was looking for them, and he pulled together a massive family pack of 10 pounds and slapped on a discount price of $2.81 cents. For about six bucks, I cleared out the rest of the packages for 15 pounds of bones, enough for my 22-quart stock pot and put them into my deep freezer.

Given the high today was predicted at 19 degrees here in Seattle, I decided it was stock time. After thawing the bones overnight, soaking them in water and then roasting the bones in a hot oven, I followed my friend Ted’s stock recipe and let the bones simmer for…

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