oh and DKM – her food, crochet, knitting and stuff

Easy Like Souper Sunday

Lots of snoopervising to be done this souper Sunday!

Watching the cooking

DKM Nosh – Veggie Stock

Making stock is super easy and oh so much tastier that those cans…

Here’s what you need:

Getting ready to cook stock

Plus one organic garbage disposal to clean up the trimmings

Organic Garbage Disposal

Cook away my precious

Stock Cooking

Leeks (chunked)
Onions (chunked)
Fennel (chunked)
Garlic (crushed)
Carrots (chunked)
Celery (chunked)
Parsley (whole, stems and all)
Thyme (whole, stems and all)
Bay Leaf
Olive oil or butter

Toss the fennel, onions and leeks in a stock pot with oil. Sautee until soft, about 10 min. Add in the rest and sautee for another 10 min or so. Add 16 cups of water, bring to a boil then simmer for 2 hours.  Strain so you get every last drop of liquid. 

Simmer till you reduce by half – skim off any film from the top during reduction.  Makes 8 cups of veggie stock.

Strained stock

mmMMMMmmm

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28 responses

  1. If bunnies eat celery, carrots, greens, and veggies, will they drink veggie soup?

    2-February-2008 at 9:40 pm

  2. Not very interesting all these vegetables for a cat, but for bunnies it is a delight !

    2-February-2008 at 9:45 pm

  3. You buns must love that! Wow!

    Where is the cat food?!

    2-February-2008 at 11:34 pm

  4. Excellent – it look just like when our Mom & Nana make it. Happy Sunday!

    3-February-2008 at 2:51 am

  5. I just love to visit this blog on a Sunday morning – when I’m taking it easy.

    And that is just the cutest organic garbage disposal system I’ve ever seen!

    DKM rules! OK?

    3-February-2008 at 3:05 am

  6. My Mommie does not think it looks very easy, but it does look delicious!

    3-February-2008 at 3:55 am

  7. Just *one* garbage disposal?!

    3-February-2008 at 4:18 am

  8. That’s a great garbage disposal system you have there.

    3-February-2008 at 4:46 am

  9. Mom says yummmm, but I can’t see what all the fuss is about. There’s no MEAT!

    Roxy

    3-February-2008 at 6:37 am

  10. Nice job snoopervising, Sophia!

    3-February-2008 at 7:34 am

  11. ha ha ha an organic garbage disposal! ha ha ha that is awesome.
    great job snoopervising Sophia!

    PS you’re totally right about your post below. Free range, humanely is the only way to eat meat. Mommy says even tho it financially costs more, it saves more than that.

    3-February-2008 at 8:53 am

  12. Haf you tried the soop, Sophia? I like to try efurryfing the beans eat.

    3-February-2008 at 9:17 am

  13. She NEVER makes cat food. Stoopid DKM, I did lick the butter when she wasn’t looking!

    The *other* organic garbage disposal waits until all of the cooking is done, then she starts her nosh.

    3-February-2008 at 9:30 am

  14. Funny to think of friends as organiz garbage disposals hehehe! Bet Fi and Lando love the veggies tho. hehehe
    Purrrrrrrrs!

    3-February-2008 at 10:01 am

  15. I need to get me one of those organic garbage disposals.

    Thanks for sharing your recipe! It looks oh-so-good. *Drools*

    -The Investor

    3-February-2008 at 10:14 am

  16. You sure look like you’re in charge in the snoopervising picture Sophia!
    And aren’t you the helpful boy Orlando!!

    3-February-2008 at 10:15 am

  17. I like the organic garbage disposal!

    Skittles, The Huntress

    3-February-2008 at 12:29 pm

  18. Hey, thanks for the recipe! Of course, I’ll have to save some of the raw veggies for the furkids.

    3-February-2008 at 1:14 pm

  19. Does bunny’s eat onions?
    Ick!!

    We have a big pot of tomato sauce brewin’ on the stove right now. That means there will be parm chese in my future.

    3-February-2008 at 2:56 pm

  20. Mmmmmm that soup looks good to me and I’m not even a bun! Enjoy!

    3-February-2008 at 4:31 pm

  21. thanks for the cooking instructions – i can use any i get! looks yum!

    i don’t think i’ve ever seen sophia’s chin, didn’t know it was black ;-) all that natural beauty!

    3-February-2008 at 5:01 pm

  22. That is ‘Lando, right? .. the organic disposer! So great, a design of a bunny right around his eye!!!

    The food … yummmmmmmmmmmmmm

    3-February-2008 at 6:33 pm

  23. Good wholesome food for human and bun alike!

    3-February-2008 at 6:54 pm

  24. That looks delicious! We must try it too!

    5-February-2008 at 10:29 am

  25. Mom’s making your stock. She says you can teleport your garbage disposals over here for the afternoon – she’s got a stack of stuff for them!

    9-February-2008 at 10:40 am

  26. I love your organic recycling unit :) I have two in the house and three in the garage, and we all share the same veggies when uncooked ;-)
    Your stock recipe is yummy!

    11-February-2008 at 11:27 am

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