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Use Your Own Stock And Save Calories And Money


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I save all my vegetable peels, cores and ends in a gallon size bag in the freezer. When it's full, I dump it all in my crockpot with some water and put it on low for 8 hours. I would have just thrown out all those scraps, but now I have my own healthy vegetable stock!

You can add meat bones and scraps if you want too.
- Submitted by CREATIVECALICO 10/28/2010 in Cooking | 5 Comments
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SANGABKATE 11/4/2010 3:50:00 PM

    What a fab idea! (now why didn't I think of that? lol) Thanks for the tip!
CATHRINE2010 10/30/2010 6:50:00 AM

    ooo great idea I am loioking for eays to make low salt stock this will do nicely thank you so much
***DEBRA*** 10/29/2010 12:20:00 PM

    Thank you for sharing this.

I have been doing the same thing for many years.

Home made is the best.
AZURELITE 10/29/2010 7:27:00 AM

    With a caution to make sure the veggies are washed super well before you peel them...
JLTURNER4400 10/29/2010 1:44:00 AM

    Thank for sharing this idea. I have been using dried vegetable blends or seasoning trying to make vegetable stock but the flavor was sort of weak. I think your idea of using peels, cores and ends will make the stock much more flavorful.

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