Holiday Helper: What’s the Difference Between Stock and Broth?
In traditional chef-speak, stock is made from bones, and broth is made with meat. But this distinction does not always hold true among products available in the supermarket. The main problem with many commercial stocks and broths is they’re too salty. Sometimes specialty stores will sell homemade (unsalted) stock, but the best product that’s widely available in supermarkets is unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson).