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      Homemade Chicken Stock

      Chicken Stock
      Chicken Stock

      Ingredients:

      6 lbs chicken bones
      1 gallon cold water
      1 lb each celery, carrots and onion, chopped
      3 cloves garlic
      3 bay leaves
      1 Tbsp cracked black peppercorns

      Directions:

      Place bones, vegetables and seasonings in a large stock pot. Add cold water and heat slowly. Simmer 4-6 hours. Skim any "foam/scum" that forms on the surface and discard. Strain and place in quart mason jars or plastic storage containers. Chill and store for future use.

      note: keeping the oil on the surface of the stock will help preserve its freshness like the wax on top of a jelly jar.