General Discussion

Chicken

Do I need organic chicken for making stock?

Share:

General Discussion 11

Do I need organic chicken for making stock?

dahlia | Jan 25, 2004 05:40 PM

I usually buy an organic chicken when I want a nice roast chicken. I hear so much nasty stuff about the assembly-line chickens pumped full of hormones and such, I tend to avoid the sad-looking chickens from discount supermarkets.

However, I've been thinking, do I really need an organic chicken for making chicken stock? It just seems a bit extravagant. Is there a big difference in taste? Would a cheap, supermarket chicken make a stock full of nasty chemicals?

Any comments would be really appreciated - thanks very much.

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound