white stock

Any stock made from beef, veal, chicken, fish or vegetables, simmered in water with aromatic vegetables (typically onions, carrots and celery). Because the ingredients haven't been browned (as in a brown stock), the stock is pale in color. See also sauce.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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