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vegetable broth

So many of the recipes I make call for broth.  In this house it is usually vegetable.  At the grocery store it is so expensive and has so much sodium.  This is really easy!

In a large pot, take one sliced or chopped onion and start to brown.

Add one head of garlic, sliced across the cloves top to bottom (leave the paper on, it is fine)

Go through your refrigerator or garden and take a couple of handfuls of vegetables that are past their prime, chop roughly and through in the pot.

Brown everything.

Fill the pot with water to two inches from the top of the pot.

Bring to a boil.

Turn down to a simmer and let simmer an hour to an hour and a half, covered.

Turn off the heat and let it cool down on the burner.

Strain into jars.

Vegetable broth!  Very yummy in risotto which is why I was making this batch.  This one will be very heavily squash flavored.

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