Okay, I may be telling you something you already know...making chicken stock is SO easy!!! I've had a couple of people tell me how easy it is and I never believe them. Recently, I got a suggestion to put the chicken bones in the crockpot with some veggies and let it go overnight. I thought nothing could be easier than that, so I tried it. I put the bones from a 4-5 pound chicken in the crockpot, sliced up 2 carrots and 3 stalks of celery, added a sliced onion, some garlic, Italian spices, salt and pepper. I poured 6 cups of water over the top, put the lid on the crockpot and set it for 10 hours on low.
Success! The next morning, not only did my kitchen smell yummy, but I had fresh chicken stock to use in soups, chili, whatever. And it's so cheap! Much cheaper than any of the stock you'll buy at the market. If you haven't tried it, you need to. If you have and I'm reiterating something you already know...sorry, I'll try to do better next time. :)