What is a stock

A stock is a flavorful liquid made by gently simmering bones and vegetables .

Stocks are made from a combination of vegetables , seasonings , bones

Brown stock , this is an amber liquid made by simmering poultry , beef , or game bones that have been browed first .

Fumet stock, is very similar to fish stock , this is a highly flavored stock made with fish bones .

court bouillon stock , this is an aromatic vegetable broth used for poaching fish or vegetables

glace stock , sometimes referred to as glaze this is reduced stock with a jelly like consistency , made from brown stock , chicken stock , or fish stock

remouillage stock , this is weak stock made from bones that have already been used in another preparation

Bouillon stock , this is the liquid that results from simmering meats or vegetables ; also referred to as broth

Jus stock , this is a rich , lightly reduced stock used as a sauce for roasted meats

Vegetable stock , this is usually made from mirepoix , leeks , and turnips . Tomatoes , garlic , and seasonings may also be added to flavor or darken the stock , but tomatoes must be strained with a cheesecloth or filter so that no seeds or skins get into the stock .

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