Today's special ingredient is: Chicken Stock!!!
June 18, 2012 9:32 PM Subscribe
What should I do with this small amount of extremely tasty chicken stock?
posted by Mizu to food & drink (14 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Today I cut up a whole chicken for the first time ever without causing injury to my person or my knives. I'm otherwise a pretty good cook! I just for some reason am not so good on the butchering stuff end. I roasted the pieces for dinner and it was great, but I also took all the trimmings and made chicken stock.
Now I have a cup and a half of extremely chickeny super yummy homemade chicken stock sitting in my fridge. I'm proud of it! Normally when I need stock I use those little 1 cup boxes. I don't actually cook too many things that require stock, and what I do generally only uses it as a flavor enhancer, like adding it to rice pilaf or something. I'm having trouble thinking of what to make with my special so-proud-of-myself chicken stock. It's not enough to make soup out of, because I'd have to stretch it with extra boxed stuff and that would ruin the whole thing. If I made gravy out of it, what would I put the gravy on top of?
There's a layer of fat on top that I haven't skimmed - I have certainly contemplated using the schmaltz separately in something but the stock would remain unused and I'm happy to have a fatty special occasion dish.
Any ideas that would make the stock the star? I eat everything and am allergic to nothing and am willing to do silly things in the kitchen.