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Shellfish Stock Recipe

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This recipe for Shellfish Stock, by , is from The Ruli Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Added: Sunday, October 11, 2009


Crab shells, shrimp shells or crawfish shells (or all of them)
2 onions, chopped
2 carrots, sliced
2 celery stalks, chopped
6 garlic cloves (optional)
4 sprigs of parsley
2 bay leaves
1 tsp. dried thyme
1 lemon sliced
1 gallon of water
3 cups dry white wine

Combine all ingredients in a large stock pot. Bring to a boil then simmer for 45 minutes. Skim all impurities off the top, and strain the liquid.




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