Which brand of chicken stock is best? Michele at Serious Eats gets serious about chicken stock. Yes, we know that homemade is best, but what are the alternatives? She takes on some of the top brands of chicken stock from the grocery store and tells us which measure up and which do not. For this post and more, as we round up our favorite home cooking from our friends at Serious Eats, read on. There's a truly innovative cake pan, a recipe from grandma, a crazy Japaneses noodle gadget, and more. • Store-Bought Chicken Stocks, Reviewed: Which Are the Best? - She also reviews the difference between stock and broth.