Poach Like a Pro

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Make your own flavorful broth for poaching chicken or fish by adding vegetables and herbs to simmering water. It's called a court-bouillon (or "short broth"), and you can customize it with your favorite flavors (we used garlic, scallions and fennel fronds for Food Network Magazine's Poached Chicken with Garlic-Herb Sauce, pictured above). Don't throw out the liquid when you're done poaching: Store it in the fridge and use it like regular chicken broth.

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