Fall Flavors: Seasonal Soup Base Creations

Seasonal Soup Base Creations

As the leaves change color and the air turns crisp, there’s nothing quite like a warm, comforting bowl of soup to embrace the cozy spirit of fall.  Autumn brings with it a bounty of fresh produce and a palette of rich, earthy flavors, making it the perfect season for experimenting in the kitchen.  A Cook’s Delight® we are excited to ingoduce you to a world of seasonal soup creations using our turkey and chicken soup bases.

The Magic of Cook’s Delight® Soup Bases

Before we dive into the delicious recipes, let’s talk about the secret ingredient that elevates these fall-inspired soups — Cook’s Delight® soup bases.  Our soup bases are crafted with precision and care, using high-quality ingredients to provide chefs and home cooks alike with the perfect foundation for their culinary creations. 

Why choose Cook’s Delight® Soup Bases?

  • Exceptional Flavor: Our soup bases are packed with the authentic flavor of slow-simmered stocks. They add depth and complexity to your dishes that you can’t achieve with store-bought broths.  
  • Versatility: Whether you’re making soup, stews, gravies, or sauces, our soup bases are incredibly versatile. With a variety of flavors to choose from, you can explore endless culinary possibilities. 
  • Time-Saving: Say goodbye to hours of simmering bones and vegetables.  With Cook’s Delight® soup bases, you can whip up gourmet-quality dishes in a fraction of the time.

Now let’s get your creative culinary juices flowing with some mouthwatering fall-inspired recipes using our turkey and chicken soup bases.

Recipes to Savor the Season

Creamy Butternut Squash Soup with Turkey Base


  • 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cups turkey broth using Cook’s Delight® Turkey Base
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • pepper to taste
  • crispy bacon bits for garnish (optional)


  1. In a large pot, saute onion in butter until translucent.
  2. Add the butternut squash and continue to cook for a few minutes.
  3. Pour in the turkey base broth and bring to a simmer.
  4. Cook until the squash is tender.
  5. Use an immersion blender to puree the soup until smooth.
  6. Stir in the heavy cream, nutmeg and pepper.  Simmer for another 5 minutes.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with crispy bacon bits, if desired.

Chicken and Wild Rice Soup


  • 2 cups cooked chicken, shredded
  • 1 cup wild rice
  • 6 cups chicken broth using Cook’s Delight® chicken base
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • pepper to taste
  • fresh parsley for garnish


  1. In a large pot, saute onion, carrots, celery and garlic until softened.
  2. Add the cooked chicken and wild rice.
  3. Pour in the chicken base broth and bring to a simmer.
  4. Stir in the thyme and pepper.  Simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  5. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

Get Creative in the Kitchen!

These recipes are just the beginning of your fall flavor adventure with Cook’s Delight® soup bases. Don’t be afraid to get creative and adapt these recipes to your taste. Add seasonal vegetables, experiment with different herbs and spices, or even try using our other soup base varieties like ancho and chipotle pepper or beef or vegetable for unique flavor profiles.

This fall, let your culinary imagination run wild with the help of Cook’s Delight® soup bases. With the perfect foundation for your soups, stews, and more, you can savor the season in every delicious bite. Happy cooking!

Cook’s Delight® – Crafting Flavorful Foundations for Your Culinary Creations.

Where Can I Purchase Cook’s Delight® Base?

Cook’s Delight® has several base options for foodservice and industrial users

Stock item chicken bases are also available with low minimum orders


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