The testers at Real Simple magazine came up with this list last fall. I was reminded of it today because I picked up some broth at my new neighborhood Trader Joe's. Unlike NYC's first-but-now-sad Whole Foods Chelsea, the new Trader Joe's Chelsea is cause for celebration — I've never seen so much spaciousness in a Traders Joes — even my favorite TJ's in LA feel cramped compared to this one.
Best For Stuffing: Manischewitz Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
Best for Soup: Wolfgang Puck All Natural Free Range Roasted Chicken Stock
Best Low-Sodium: Trader Joe's Organic Low-Sodium Chicken Broth
Best Bargain: Better Than Bouillon Reduced Sodium Chicken Base*
Best Single-Use: Pacific Natural Foods Organic Free Range Chicken Broth
Best All-Around: Kitchen Basics Natural Chicken Cooking Stock
*This bouillon-alternative was also recommended by Cooks Illustrated in 2005.