We've enjoyed hearing from so many of you about how you are taking advantage of this time at home—expanding your repertoire in the kitchen and discovering new plant-strong meals. Today we’re sharing some of your fun quarantine ideas sent to us via email or social media.
1. Pick a Book and Cook Your Way Through It
We love this idea! Sent to us from Allison M. in Cleveland—she and her family are cooking their way through the Engine 2 Cookbook with a different recipe each day.
2. Pull Up a Chair in Jane’s Kitchen
What a great opportunity to discover or rewatch all the great YouTube cooking videos made by my sister Jane Esselstyn and my mom Ann Esselstyn. Each is filmed in Cleveland where my sister and parents live next door to one another, and as you’ll see, nothing is scripted and mayhem is always brewing when these two start cooking. This note was sent to us by Corrine T. from Tennessee:
3. Become a Student of this Plant-Strong Chef!
Chef Chad Sarno sat down with Rip for an in-depth conversation during Season One of the Plant-Strong Podcast and dished up dozens of tricks and tips for raising your plant-strong kitchen I.Q. We got this great message from John M. from North Carolina:
4. Use the Meal Planner to Find Recipes by Ingredient
Members of the Plant-Strong Meal Planner are using the ingredient search tool within the meal planner to find delicious recipes based on what is in their pantry. Carol S. from Iowa sent us this fun note:
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One thing we know is this: our plant-strong tribe is incredibly creative, optimistic, and resilient. Let's continue to inspire and support one another and to share all the ways we continue to find joy in the plant-strong lifestyle.
Sending warmest wishes that each of you is staying well, staying home, and staying strong.
-The Plant-Strong Team