Outstanding. No more messy chicken carcasses. Flavorful and rich chicken stock in less than an hour. You have to watch the cooking of the soup vegetables - mine cooked a little faster than the recipe says- potatoes were a bit mushy before the celery and carrots were done. Also, the Cooks Illustrated recipe suggests adding shredded Swiss Chard at the end. Not sure it adds much taste-wise, but it is a beautiful dish.