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Browning bones on stovetop for stock


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Browning bones on stovetop for stock

Popkin | Feb 9, 2010 07:26 PM

I would love to make some beef stock with bones, but I have no oven in which to roast them! I have a small roaster oven that doesn't brown well. I was wondering if browning the bones in a pan with a little oil would be a suitable substitute for roasting? Is there something very specific and necessary that roasting in particular does that cannot be achieved on the stove top? I think it would just impart maybe a different flavour. Anybody tried this?

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