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roasting a chicken tonight - can I make stock tomorrow?

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hopefully Mon 08-Sep-08 19:29:52

Chicken is currently roasting, and by the time we've eaten and I've stripped the carcass, I'm going to be making stock till the middle of the night! Can I strip the carcass tonight and put everything in the fridge and make the stock in the morning? Or will the chicken be minging by then?

noddyholder Mon 08-Sep-08 19:31:48

yes i usually do

scampadoodle Mon 08-Sep-08 19:32:10

Sometimes I leave a carcass in the fridge for a few days before boiling it up! It'll be fine to make it tomorrow.

halogen Mon 08-Sep-08 19:32:37

It will be fine. If you haven't got time to do it tomorrow you can freeze the bones.

hopefully Mon 08-Sep-08 19:42:44

Fantastic - had visions of boiling stock at midnight, which is not how I imagined spending the evening of my due date (not that there's any danger of spending the evening in labour - the baby appears perfectly content where it is!)

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