Basic Brown Stock

This is a recipe for a basic brown stock, using bones and meat from just about any type of game or commercial meat animal or fish. Click here for a detailed treatise on stock.

Poultry Brine

Brining improves flavor, reduces toughness, and adds moisture. Most meats benefit – but lean, tough and dry meats (like game) benefit most of all. For wild birds brining opens up vast cooking options that otherwise would produce dry, tough meat.