Demi glace - great chefs

Yield: 2 quarts

Measure Ingredient
5 pounds Bones, beef
5 pounds Bones, chicken
½ bunch Celery
1 medium Carrot
2 mediums Onions
1 each Bay leaf
4 eaches Garlic, cloves
1 pinch Thyme
1 cup Puree, tomato

Brown the beef bones and put them in a large stockpot. Cover with water and boil. Keep the bones covered with water for 8 to ten hours.

Strain, reserving the liquid.

Put the beef bones in the pot with the chicken bones, vegetables and seasonings. Cover with water and cook for 4 to 5 hours.

Strain, reserving the liquid.

Combine both the beef liquid and the chicken liquid together.

Bring to a boil and then add the tomato puree. Cook for 10 minutes, then strain.

Increase heat and reduce until the liquid will coat a spoon.

Skim the surface of the mixture throughout the reduction.

Any leftover demi-glace can be frozen in an ice cube tray and used a cube at a time later.... Source: Great Chefs of New Orleans, Tele-record Productions : Box 71112, New Orleans, Louisiana - 1983 : Chef Roland Huet, Christian's Restaurant, New Orleans

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