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johnnyb510 Apr 22, 2013 08:36 AM

I just made a stock out of a ham bone....What to make besides a bean type soup?

  1. greygarious Apr 22, 2013 08:57 AM

    Beyond bean, lentil, or pea soup there is no reason not to use it, in the same measure, for the broth/stock in other soups. Ham barley, ham vegetable, beer cheese, etc. It's asparagus season and I think it would be great in cream of asparagus soup.

    Likewise, use it in pilaf or risotto. When making mac&cheese, cook the pasta in broth. If there's a lot, boil it down and freeze the concentrated stock in small containers, diluting when you use it.

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      ebethsdad Apr 22, 2013 09:15 AM

      Greens! You will end up with wonderful pot likker. Or perhaps Hoppin' John.

      1. j
        johnnyb510 Apr 22, 2013 09:17 AM

        Thanks, I did just cook pasta in some broth and am making Mac and Cheese (all different kinds) with ham. Should be good..

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          soccermom13 Apr 22, 2013 05:36 PM

          I know you already made stock, but next time you have a ham bone, MAKE THIS! This is one terrific soup :0)


          Yes, it's a bean (and greens) soup, but a little out of the ordinary and it's really, really good.

          1. k
            kitchengardengal Apr 22, 2013 06:51 PM

            I use my ham stock in potato/ham/cheese soup.

            This week, I used some frozen ham stock to make baked beans with dried navy beans.

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