a lot of casserole dishes call for canned chicken or beef broth, or cream of broccoli etc. I sometimes make my own and put into icecube trays, but freezer is small. Also I put a jar of baby carrots (the kind that has no yuk in it, just "carrots, water". into chicken soup as a subtitute. It works well. I do not totally trust the chicken broth boxes that advertise as MSG free. MSG, same as hydrogenated vegetable protein. Also I am allergice to Pineapple, papaya.It is the enzyme in those fruits that I am allergic to. Any other ideas?