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Save my chicken broth!

waltersmeg | | Jan 10, 2010 10:44 AM

We had a delicious chicken dinner last night (the famous chicken w/2 lemons). I didn't want the left overs to go to waste, so I decided to make broth for chicken soup for tonight's dinner. I consulted my copy of The Joy of Cooking and read all about broths and stocks. I decided I was making a broth and followed the recipe- chicken carcass with leftover meat clinging to it, enough water to cover the carcass plus finely chopped carrots and onions. I also threw in 2 whole garlic cloves and a few springs of rosemary. I brought the chicken to an almost boil then turned down to a simmer, added veggies, garlic and rosemary and simmered for about 50 minutes according to the recipe. Then I strained the veggies, garlic and rosemary and removed the carcass. I tore off piece of chicken and put them in the strained broth then put the post in the fridge. I just checked on it (3 hours out) and it has a nice yellowish color but it tasted very bland. It had smelled heavenly on the stove earlier. What can I do to make it an edible and enjoyable soup for tonight?


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