I’ve been really reluctant to go the route of beef stocks with game preparations – game stocks for game meats, right? I’ve made my share. I’ve followed Escoffier’s rules. I’ve followed my own [which involve far less cooking time, especially with poultry]. I have failed to make a game stock that I find appealing. Beef it is. And so far, thumbs up.
Coming Up: the shaggy manes are popping through the fall grasses, the bush is starting to stink from the ripe high-bush cranberries, big game season is starting soon, and the garden harvest is coming in.