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Maybe it doesn’t look like traditional bouillon, but it tastes delicious and I like that I can actually see the vegetables in this mix. Making bouillon has been on my mind for quite some time. I ran out of my glass jar bouillon (I always keep them because of their handy size, but I don’t need any more jars) so I decided to try my hand at making my own.

It’s essentially chopping and puréeing many vegetables and A LOT of salt. Bouillon is very salty after all.

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Luckily the ingredients were easy to find and were all package free. This was my first time using celeriac and yes, it mostly tastes like an earthy celery rib. Also, I expected the bouillon to be less watery, but it doesn’t bother me in the least that it is somewhat watery. I keep the flowery jar in the freezer and have a smaller jar of it in the refrigerator. I used it in a chili and it turned out wonderfully. I am very pleased with this kitchen experiment!OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

Perhaps I could have puréed it even more, but my bowl and chopper were overflowing with vegetables, herbs, and salt.

I basically learned how to cook better via Heidi Swanson of 101 cookbooks and this recipe came from her blog.

Peace and love,

Kristan

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