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Old 11-03-2005, 01:05 PM   #11
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I've always used boxed organic broth but I'm curious about trying Minor's now (we just got a free 3 mo. trial to BJs). What advantages do you all find using that kind of base as opposed to using a pre-made broth?

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Old 11-03-2005, 01:10 PM   #12
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Originally Posted by PA Baker
...What advantages do you all find using that kind of base as opposed to using a pre-made broth?
Home made is always a first choice. I also use canned broth (Swanson's) for sauces and soups.

I tend to use Minor's to enhance flavors is a sauce or to add richness to canned broth. I don't use Minor's to make 6 cups of stock to make a pot of soup.

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Old 11-03-2005, 01:57 PM   #13
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I use mine like Andy. Usually to enhance home made or canned or when I need a small amount -- like a cup or so. I buy canned broth (Swanson's low sodium) by the can and by the carton, but sometimes only have a carton or only need 1/3 of the can.

I sneak a tiny bit into salad dressings and marinades. I use it for brines. Pan sauces. Mashed potatoes.

I admit to having used it in place of homemade or canned a few times, but it isn't as deep and rich as I would like.

I also use mushroom flavor "Better than Boullion" sometimes, in small amounts. That has a good and unique flavor. I don't know if it has msg in it -- but then again, i add a pinch of Goya packets to a lot of things I make.
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:40 PM   #14
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Where is BJ? Is that some kind of food outlet?
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Old 11-03-2005, 02:44 PM   #15
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BJ's is a wholesale club like Sams club.

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