I couldn’t wait to get a pressure canner! But, I’m not going to lie, it was the big scary monster in the room the first few times I used it! Now I can’t image not having it. Check out how I store our chicken stock and save myself so much freezer space!
Making chicken stock is much like making beef stock. It requires your bones/meat, aromatic vegetables, herbs of preference, peppercorns, salt, and water. The length of simmer time is considerably less than beef, due to the size difference in the animal. A general rule is the larger the animal, the longer the simmer time. Beef stock […]
No kitchen is complete without chicken stock. Homemade chicken stock made in the crock pot is simple, and requires no babysitting. Now that’s my kind of food!
If you ever have chicken stock with the feet in, you will be hooked. Not only does it taste richer, it has a richer color and aroma, too. Putting the chicken feet into the stock pot boosts the nutritional content of the stock with the added collagen. But cleaning those feet can be intimidating. You […]
This simple minestroganoff is easy to make, delicious, and frugal!
I am often asked you can eat the old hens or if they are too tough. They are certainly not as tender as the young roosters, but if you cook them slowly, there is plenty of good meals in an old chook. In this post I explain how to harvest the livers, feet, fat, make […]