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Boiling Chicken Stock


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Boiling Chicken Stock

SocksManly | Jan 15, 2013 11:23 AM

I make a lot of chicken stock at home, and I often find it at a full boil by the time I get back to turn it down. I lived beside a chef once, and he told me just a few bubbles every few seconds, the barest simmer possible.

So I'm curious, what happens when I make a mistake and it reaches a full boil?

I'm also terribly lazy, so when I make stock I often leave it on the stove until the next day, then boil it again...

Then leave it till the next day, then boil it again... etc. So when I bring it back to a boil, it often boils away for a few minutes before I get back to it.. again..

Other than perhaps clouding up the stock a bit with fine particles of chicken, is it hurting the flavour?

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