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Takeout bone broth (no noodles, i.e. gluten-free) in Toronto?

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hogtownbaconbits Aug 6, 2013 01:11 AM

Anyone know where I could buy a bowl of bone broth without noodles (trying to stay wheat-free/gluten-free) in Toronto, preferably from a place that does takeout? I thought about going into some ramen shops to ask, but am going to see if anyone at Chowhound has some recommendations first.

Tried making my own on the stovetop, but it takes so much time (& gas). Haven't invested in a crockpot yet.

Thanks!

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  1. jayt90 RE: hogtownbaconbits Aug 6, 2013 04:43 AM

    Most bones have some cartilage even if well scraped, so I'm wondering if that is a source of gluten.

    A pressure cooker will extract broth from bones in 1-2 hours on a low burner setting. PC stock is a favorite with new owners.

    A good pho place would probably sell a large takeout of soup without noodles, for around $10, or with rice noodles which might work for you.

    A final thought: 3 liters of dashi broth can be made in 10 minutes with bonita flakes, seaweed and a bit of miso paste. Sometimes I'm convinced it has a beefy flavor, and I use it in place of western stock..

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      hogtownbaconbits RE: jayt90 Aug 7, 2013 10:07 PM

      Thanks for all your suggestions! They all sound worth trying.

      By the way, the gelatin from the cartilage is actually what I want (in addition to the minerals from the bones). Gluten is absent in animal products, but is found in wheat, so that's why I'd like to avoid ramen noodles.

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      pookyjackson RE: hogtownbaconbits Aug 7, 2013 09:12 AM

      It's not a restaurant, but I always buy containers of organic chicken and beef bone broth/stock from the Healthy Butcher. $7.49/1L

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        hogtownbaconbits RE: pookyjackson Aug 7, 2013 10:08 PM

        I didn't know one could purchase organic bone broth in Toronto - good to know! Thanks also for mentioning the price.

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          hungryjoanne RE: hogtownbaconbits Aug 8, 2013 07:32 AM

          Cumbrae's also sells 1L containers of frozen beef & chicken stock.

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