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Old 02-01-2013, 07:00 PM   #51
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Base is like the product Better Than Bullion. It is used in restaurants as a base for soups, stews, etc. Stock is liquid.
I have no idea what Better Than Bullion is like. Is it a powder? I have seen containers of powdered gravy in restos.
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:20 PM   #52
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I have no idea what Better Than Bullion is like. Is it a powder? I have seen containers of powdered gravy in restos.
Here's a good link on BTB. It just goes to show you, there are always folks swearing by a product and always others ready to tear it down.
Decoding Labels: Better Than Bouillon | Food Renegade
The question is: Does it work for you?
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Old 02-01-2013, 07:28 PM   #53
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Here's a good link on BTB. It just goes to show you, there are always folks swearing by a product and always others ready to tear it down.
Decoding Labels: Better Than Bouillon | Food Renegade
The question is: Does it work for you?
I use it, too, although sometimes I make my own stock. I think it has a good flavor, you can make as much as you need, it keeps a long time in the fridge, and doesn't need to be defrosted. Nothing wrong with taking a little help now and then.
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I have no idea what Better Than Bullion is like. Is it a powder? I have seen containers of powdered gravy in restos.

It's a thick paste that comes in a jar. The brand I prefer cones in a plastic tub.





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I use it, too, although sometimes I make my own stock. I think it has a good flavor, you can make as much as you need, it keeps a long time in the fridge, and doesn't need to be defrosted. Nothing wrong with taking a little help now and then.
I'll have to check on mine. It's in the cupboard. Been there a while
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Here's a good link on BTB. It just goes to show you, there are always folks swearing by a product and always others ready to tear it down.
Decoding Labels: Better Than Bouillon | Food Renegade
The question is: Does it work for you?
I don't even know if I could get BTB in Canada, but I won't bother looking. I get the MSG headache and I'm not supposed to eat unfermented soy products.

I've been a "label nazi" for a long time, which is why I don't buy most base/bouillon/stock products/substitutes. I have found powders and cubes at the health food store that are only made of real food, but I prefer homemade stock. I keep those powders and cubes for emergencies.
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I'll have to check on mine. It's in the cupboard. Been there a while
Once opened it goes it the fridge. Thats what the label says. But I'm thinking the salt will preserve it "forever"
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I love BTB, it is perfect for making cups of chicken or beef bullion when not feeling well.
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Old 02-01-2013, 09:21 PM   #59
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I like Better Than Boullion to supplement soups and anything using stock or broth. Just gives it a nice richness.
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once you get away from salt dependency, many brands will taste like salt licks to you.

i like salt free kitchen basics, progresso, and college inn (in that order) mostly because of their convenience and avalability, but homemade is always the way to go.

if you have nothing else to do.
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