Chicken and vegetable stocks and broths are indispensable in the kitchen, for dishes well beyond soup. Try some of these.
The secret's out: Cream is not required for creamy mashed potatoes. Our version uses a combination of chicken stock and buttermilk to achieve tangy flavor, creamy texture, and a nice savory note while keeping calories at just 181 per serving. If you're of the meatless persuasion, vegetable broth works as well as chicken, and you can mix whatever flavorings you like with the butter. Try mâitre d'hôtel butter: Mix a half a tablespoon each of chopped parsley and lemon juice, plus some pepper, into the butter instead of the garlic, shallot, and rosemary.