Recipe courtesy of Alton Brown
Show: Good Eats
Total:
28 min
Active:
20 min
Yield:
Yield: 2 cups
Level:
None

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1/2 cup white wine
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1/2 celery rib, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 4 to 5 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 bay leaf

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a saucepan and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce the heat and simmer for 8 minutes. Strain or use chunky the first time, then strain through a fine mesh and either refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 2 months. Either way, be sure to bring to a boil before reusing.

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