Onion Skins for the Color at Lime Hawk

“Onion skins make the broth a rich and golden brown. A good trick, a smart trick. Edie stashed them—like brittle old love notes—in a paper bag on top of the refrigerator and added them to the stock pot when she boiled chicken bones. Her mama taught her that. Simmer the bones until they give their gelatin, add onion skins for the color. She did the other things her mama had told her about too. She washed the windows with white vinegar and newspaper until the glass was clear enough to fool a bird…”

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Onion Skins for the Color

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