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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 c…

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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

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1. Introduction: How to Make Short Stock
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment
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3. The Advantages of Short Stock
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4. Making Short Stock
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5. Lesson Practice Recipes
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6. Lesson Quiz
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Practice Recipes

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

Prerequisites & Related Lessons

Please consider these additional lessons to support your learning and discovery. Some of these lessons are prerequisites that may help contextualize what you are learning and form a baseline of knowledge and skill. Other lessons are related and may help you explore next steps or dive deeper on a learning topic.
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How to Make Stock | Fundamentals

11 Tasks | 16 Videos | 3 Recipes

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Default profile "I believe that knowing how to make a good short stock is the foundation to making good into great! I always have some frozen and on hand whenever I need stock in a pinch." ★★★★★
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18 Videos | 6 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Make Short Stock
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: The Advantages of Short Stock
Task 4: Making Short Stock
Task 5: Lesson Practice Recipes
Task 6: Lesson Quiz

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