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Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.

Today: Elevate soup with homemade stock.

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Making a big pot of soup is easily one of the most satisfying simple pleasures of winter. But using store-bought stock in a soup you've chopped and stirred ingredients for all afternoon seems like a missed opportunity. We suggest whipping up a batch of homemade stock -- enough to ensure you can freeze some for later use. (It's the best gift you can give to your future self!) These links will help.

  • Watch: How to make stock. (Food52.)
  • Skim fat and impurities off the top of your stock with these handy tricks. (Saveur.)
  • If you're short on time, shred veggies before making your stock. (The Kitchn.)

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