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Save money on chicken and beef broth by making your own thrift friendly broth- as opposed to using it from a can.  Just add water to chicken or beef granules or chicken and beef bouillon cubes.  Use 1 cube or 1 1/2 tsp of granules for every cup of water.  Dissolve in boiling water.


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Here are a few gravy tips and recipes.

Easy Brown Sauce Gravy


2 tsps arrowroot
3 Tbsps water
2 cans beef broth
salt and pepper to taste

In a saucepan, heat the beef broth. 

Mix the arrowroot with the water to make a paste, and then stir into the broth. 

Simmer until the sauce is thick.


Basics of Homemade Soup Stock



Cut up your vegetables and add water. Add your seasoning to taste. Boil or simmer at least 20 minutes. When it tastes good, stop. Run the broth through a sieve to remove pieces of skin from the vegetables.







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