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I just throw 'em in a crockpot and let it simmer.Can add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, etc. Whatever vegetables you have on hand (or dehydrated). I don't season it because I season when I later use.
How much water?
Hm ... if you can simmer a long time and there's some meat on the bones, plenty. So in my 4 quart crockpot, I fill almost clear up with stock and let it simmer for hours. It does boil down so I get 2-3 quarts overall once I strain everything out.
Hey, just read an article in the newspaper (Judy Walker is a doll and clearly she heard your request): http://www.nola.com/food/index.ssf/2009/10/on_halloween_rattling_bones_ar.htmlIt talks about the use of bones in cuisine here, but ends up with a crockpot chicken broth recipe!