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Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup

I am going to start off by saying the title to this post has a few lies in it.

First, it's not entirely homemade. I used store-bought noodles.

Second, to make the broth, I used a turkey carcass instead of a chicken one. I had stuck one in the freezer after our Welcome Home/Belated Thanksgiving when my brother-in-law returned home from Afghanistan in December and the in-laws came to visit.

So it should actually read "Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Made with Turkey Broth and Store-Bought Noodles".

Lets begin!

So, you're going to need a large pot. And by large, I mean LARGE. I used my Paula Deen stock pot I bought from Walmart.

There are a couple of different approaches to this recipe based on what you have in your fridge or freezer, or what your store has on hand.

I put my turkey carcass in the pot and filled it with water to completely cover it. Add a bay leaf or two. I chopped up some vegetables (onions, carrots, celery) and added some fresh herbs leftover from a few earlier …