Roughly chop all vegetables and place in a large pot. Pour in water to cover and bring to a boil Reduce heat to a simmer, skim and discard impurities from the top. Add the spices. Simmer, uncovered for about 2 hours. Strain and store in the refrigerator up to a week or keep frozen.
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