Stuff these expandable cheesecloth bags with herbs, vegetables, or anything else you need to flavor your favorite stock. When cooking is complete, simply remove the bag and enjoy without any mess.
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For vegetarian soups, stews, and other dishes, such as risotto, vegetable stock is a flavorful alternative to water or meat-based stocks. You can vary the flavor by increasing the amount of garlic, replacing the carrots with parsnips, or changing some of the fresh herbs. This recipe is adapted from the "Martha Stewart's Cooking School" cookbook.