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Turkey Tracks: I Broke Down and Bought One

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Turkey Tracks:  February 8, 2015

I Broke Down and Bought One

A crock pot, that is…

With a crockery liner…

…and I have no idea if this crock pot liner has lead or will leak lead or not…

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WHY?  Did I do it…

Because I had another near miss with leaving the bone broth soup pot on low while I forgot it and left the house for several hours…

I got home about 10 minutes before the water level would have dropped to burning everything up…

Which would have meant…

Smoke…

Mayhem…

A mess…

Stupid!!!

One of the worst feelings ever is driving home after several hours and remembering, remembering, remembering that you did not turn off the low flame under the bone broth soup pot.

Now, I keep a bone broth soup in the refrigerator almost all the time, especially in winter.

It takes a good 24 hours to leach all the minerals out of the bones, so it’s actually not all that hard–especially if there are multiple things going on–to…forget it…

So, I’ll risk the lead and save the house.

You can see this big pot (it holds EIGHT QUARTS) is perking right along with a bone broth.  This one has a chicken carcass and all the roasted veggies from the chicken, a lamb leg bone, and the lamb rib bones from the lamb I got this year.

Bone broths are incredibly medicinal, especially in the winter.

Written by louisaenright

February 8, 2015 at 4:39 pm