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Homemade Turkey Stock

Author Kelley @ Miss Information Blog

Ingredient List

  • 1 turkey carcass
  • 3 ribs celery cut into 4" pieces
  • 2 medium onions quartered
  • 4 qts water or enough to cover the carcass
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 tablespoon black peppercorns
  • 4 bay leaves


  1. Place the turkey carcass in the stock pot
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients and make sure there is enough water to cover the carcass.
  3. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to Medium and simmer uncovered for 2 hours
  4. Remove from the heat and skim any fat that rises to the surface
  5. Strain out and pick out the turkey meat as well as pick any that is still on the carcass to make Turkey soup or Gumbo