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  1. MMMMM-- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01

  2. Title: Wildfowl Stock

  3. Categories: Game, Poultry, Ceideburg 2

  4. Yield: 3 quarts

  5. 3 qt Cold water

  6. 5 lb Game bird carcass, wings,

  7. -legs, neck, other spare

  8. -parts

  9. 2 Or 3 stalks wild celery,

  10. -cut in chunks

  11. 1/2 c Wild onions, chopped

  12. 1/2 c Wild carrots, chopped

  13. 1 sm Bunch watercress

  14. Place cold water in a soup pot. Place game bird pieces in cold

  15. water. Soak for 1 hour. Add other ingredients. Do not stir. Soak

  16. for 1 hour. Place pot, uncovered, at the back of a cook stove far

  17. from the fire. On a conventional stove, place the pot on an asbestos

  18. pad over very low heat.

  19. Allow pot and it's contents to warm very slowly. You need to draw as

  20. much as possible out of the ingredients and into the stock. Skim off

  21. scum as it rises. When the pot is uniformly warm, move it closer to

  22. the fire (or increase the heat) and very slowly and carefully bring

  23. the liquid to a simmer. Do not boil. Do not rush. Skim off all the

  24. scum immediately, as it rises within the first 30 minutes of

  25. simmering. After 30 minutes and after skimming, use a clean piece of

  26. cheesecloth to wipe the pot at the level of the liquid.

  27. Simmer very gently, uncovered, for at least 3 hours.

  28. Taking great care not to disturb the ingredients, carefully ladle the

  29. liquid through clean, moistened cheesecloth into a large screw-lid

  30. jar. Do not pour the stock. Leave the unstrained stock uncovered

  31. until cool. Cover cooled stock tightly and store in refrigerator. Do

  32. not remove grease at this time.

  33. Skim grease from stock. Reheat for use, or freeze.

  34. This is from the cookbook on wild foods. I've copied as it's written

  35. because I found the style of writing and ingredients interesting. If

  36. you try to use wild ingredients, be careful. I seem to remember that

  37. both wild onions and wild carrots have close relatives that look much

  38. the same but are toxic. Personally, I'd do my stalking at the

  39. supermarket.

  40. Posted by Stephen Ceideburg Feb 6 1990.

  41. MMMMM


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