A Base is a foundation for multiple meals made quickly, simply, and in large quantity. Portions can be flavored and used differently to create new meals. Use some now, save some for a rainy day when you need a head start.
Roasted Spring Vegetables
Since a pan of roasted spring vegetables usually yields three easy meals, we should all...
A Pot of Flavorful Polenta
A wonderful, neutral base they can be flavored and topped in a myriad of ways.
Falafel- Baked or Pan Fried
Make a batch of falafel, and you’ve got options—a hearty salad, wrap, burger—even an upscale restaurant-style main course.
Who would have guessed you could make chowder, pasta, and savory cakes with the same creamed corn base.
Fact: we don’t ever want to be without a container of quinoa in the fridge....
Roasted Summer Vegetables
We roasted these seasonable vegetables so each component gives off its own juice becoming richer and more flavorful.
Pot of White Beans
Not only is it easy to soak and make a pot of beans, it’s cheap!...
Easy Potato Salad Base
High flavor potato salad so good you will want to eat it as a main course.
Vat of Simple Tomato Sauce
This Base yields four flavorful quarts of tomato sauce from which you can quickly and easily make four delicious (and very different) meals
A plant-based meat alternative that’s easy to prepare and has great texture, lots of protein, and unlimited flavor options.
Pot of Rice (Base)
We love to have a quart of cooked rice in the fridge. But if you double the quantity, rice becomes a Base from which you very quickly make many delicious meals.