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Pisto3 Mar 12, 2008 05:18 PM

I'm looking for a place (maybe a restaurant) that will sell me a couple quarts of fish stock for a recipe I'm cooking at home. I love to make the stock, but it's an all-day affair. I had a reliable source in New York City, but now that I've moved here, I'm at a loss.

I tried Summer Shack - i figured it would be easy for them to sell me some, but they were out.

Any ideas?

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    Chickpea Mar 12, 2008 05:21 PM

    I buy Kitchen Basics Seafood Stock at Whole Foods for $2.99 per 32 oz carton. Works very well for fish and seafood stews that call for clam juice or seafood stock.

    1. itaunas Mar 12, 2008 06:15 PM

      Fish stock generally you cook much less time than meat stocks/broths. You can easily make a stock in an hour and a half, even 45 minutes is fine. That said, the Fishmonger on Huron Ave usually has a freezer full of fish and other seafood stocks, and specializes in this kind of things.

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        Zatan Mar 12, 2008 06:48 PM

        I have bought frozen fish stock at Whole Foods and I saw it the other day at Formaggio in the South End (cannot comment on quality for that one, but the WF one is fine). I would usually prefer to make my own, but finding good fish carcasses and so on can be a pain these days unless you have a nice local place......

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