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Recipe Summary

active:
20 mins
total:
4 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
MAKES ABOUT 3 QUARTS
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Preheat the oven to 400°. In a large roasting pan, roast the turkey parts for about 1 1/2 hours, or until well browned; transfer to a large pot.

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  • Set the roasting pan over 2 burners. Add 3 cups of the water and boil, scraping up the browned bits from the bottom of the pan. Add the liquid to the pot.

  • Add the onion, carrot, celery, garlic, salt, several pinches of pepper and the remaining 13 cups of water to the pot. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to moderately low, cover partially and simmer the stock for about 2 1/2 hours. Strain the stock and skim the fat before using.

Make Ahead

The stock can be refrigerated for 3 days or frozen for up to 1 month.

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