Lessons > How to Make Short Stock

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Lesson Overview

Short on time, have no stock on hand, or you just want to add a bit of flavor to a dish? Short stock is your answer. Short stocks are small batches of stock that are made with small pieces of caramelized bones and mirepoix. These stocks are cooked in a short amount of time and are often made in conjunction with another dish to enhance its primary flavors.

In this lesson, you will learn how to make a short stock from start to finish. You will learn about the reasons for and the benefits of making this type of stock.

These flavorful stocks will not only help you to easily infuse extra flavor into the food you are preparing, they will also allow you to create many delicious gravies and sauces to pair with a variety of dishes.

Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • understand what short stock is
  • list the reasons why you would make short stock
  • identify what ingredients can be used in short stock
  • explain the differences between short stock and regular stock
  • take a not-so-great stock and fix or enhance it
  • make a short stock from start to finish

Course Syllabus

START: Watch Lesson Platform Tour
1. Introduction: How to Make Short Stock 2 mins
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
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3. The Advantages of Short Stock 3 mins
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4. Making Short Stock 10 mins
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5. Lesson Practice Recipes 45 mins
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6. Lesson Quiz 15 mins
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Finish Line 1 hr 17 mins Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

Prerequisites & Related Lessons

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How to Make Stock | Fundamentals

11 Tasks | 16 Videos | 3 Recipes | 1 hr 24 mins

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