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Traditional Chicken Soup

  “Science validates what our grandmothers knew. Rich homemade chicken broths help cure colds. Stock contains minerals in a form the body can absorb easily—not just calcium but also magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, sulphur and trace minerals. It contains the broken down material from cartilage and tendons–stuff like chondroitin sulphates and glucosamine, now sold as expensive supplements for arthritis and joint pain. Stock or broth begins with bones, some pieces of meat and fat, vegetables and good water.” Sally Fallon, Weston Price Foundation Directions  Ingredients: Left over chicken from a roast chicken OR 1 chicken cut into pieces by the butcher. Carrots. Leeks. Two TBS of vinegar. Salt & Pepper. Bay leaf. Thyme. Rosemary. Chives or parsley to garnish. Directions Generously sprinkle the chicken with salt and pepper and place into a large pan. Chop the carrots and the leeks into small pieces and add to the pan. (Reserve about ¼ of the chopped carrots and leeks for later.) Cover the chicken in water, to about five cm of the brim. Add the bay leaf (or two), thyme …