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Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by Pupsnpullets, Nov 23, 2009.

  1. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    SoCal desert
    Thanks to frugal and others on this site I've been able to put together some really nice chicken, and now turkey, stocks. I have a question, though. Is it ok to combine bones and meat from different critters in the one pot? ie turkey and beef, chicken and turkey etc

  2. KDbeads

    KDbeads Songster

    Aug 20, 2009
    East Central VA
    I mix turkey and chicken all the time. Beef and chicken...... no problems here!!!!
  3. Jamie_Dog_Trainer

    Jamie_Dog_Trainer Songster

    Jul 8, 2008
    Washington State
    I have done mixed stock before. Technically any stock that has veggies and bones is considered both veggie and meat stock [​IMG]
  4. hermiesbirdies

    hermiesbirdies In the Brooder

    Nov 16, 2009
    beef stock would be the stronger flavor so you would primarily get that flavor, but any stock can be used ith any meat or veggie. the stock flavor will enhance anything you cook except dessert.
  5. Amethyste

    Amethyste For Love of Boo...

    Mostly, I tend to keep like with like when i make stock.

    Beef with beef, lamb with lamb and so on...but in the end its just bird with bird lol But I do add vegies to my stock, and a little vinegar/lemon juice to get all the minerals out of the bones. When it comes time to strain the stock, I just squish the bejeebers out of the veggies so every bit of juice that is in them comes out into the stock. My hubby is not a huge veggie fan so I have to try and get it in where I can with him. He really doesnt noitice when I puree the carrots into the spaghetti sauce, or add pureed veggies to the stews <snicker>

    Turkey and chicken, chicken and quail, chicken and chicken....if its a bird it goes in the pot. I dont really see that much of a difference tbh when I make the stock. The beef to me is very diff than the turkey etc, and so on, but the bird stock really is not a worry to me if its mixed. The idea of beef and turkey tho... makes me go ewww lol
  6. ozark hen

    ozark hen Living My Dream

    Apr 4, 2007
    Mansfield, MO
  7. Pupsnpullets

    Pupsnpullets Songster

    Mar 9, 2008
    SoCal desert
    It's done. I'm straining it this morning.

    I was at class last night when a friend from out of town arrived. He left me a phone message saying he'd arrived and had some of my 'soup' but it really needs some flavor!!![​IMG] [​IMG]

  8. CedarRidgeChicks

    CedarRidgeChicks Songster

    May 5, 2009
    Adair Co.Ky

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