Chef's Companion Bulk Powdered Cream Soup Base - 8 / Case
- Easy to prepare - saves prep time
- Great base for creamy soups and chowders
- Versatile and convenient
- Each bag makes 1 gallon of soup base
- 24 oz. bag
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|Package Size||24 oz.|
Chef's Companion bulk powdered cream soup base delivers the "made from scratch" taste of comfort food with the convenience of speedy preparation. Use this mix and you'll be able to save on costs and labor when making large batches of creamy soups. It can be prepared instantly by mixing 1 gallon of warm water with this soup base and bringing the contents to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Add your favorite ingredients to the soup base to create exciting, fresh recipes that will keep your customers coming back for more! Each packet makes one gallon of soup base.
This powdered cream soup base builds the perfect foundation for your chowder, potato, or other cream based soups. It can also be used to thicken macaroni and cheese, scalloped potatoes, or creamy chicken and dumplings recipes! Or, use it as a savory ingredient to create signature sauces for pasta noodles. It's easier than cooking with real cream or roux bases, and it's sure to be a versatile and convenient addition to any kitchen!
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We have used this cream soup base in our corn chowder, fish chowder and as a thickener in our stews. It has a pleasant flavor and adds a nice texture to our cooking.
Mardee B. from Floral Creations Posted on 11/16/2015
This is the first time using an instant soup base I love it My husband cant have dairy products so this woks for us I made potato ham soup with it he ate five bowls with no problems I put a container in the freezer thawed and reheated no breaking of he base looked just like when I made it Now I want some broccoli cheese soup using this love it
Carol V. Posted on 10/12/2015
Good tasting cream soup base, keep in mind it has MSG so if you are allergic or don't like MSG then be aware. its a great value if you are in a pinch
Fares T. Posted on 04/21/2015
This is a staple in our kitchen. Using real cream or roux bases for soups can break, especially when adding cheese and look terrible. But this soup is an insurance policy against that. It is emulsified and creates a perfect texture & flavor for any of your soup needs. I've used more than called for to make a thicker product for macaroni & cheese or sauce for scalloped potatoes. Can't say enough good things about this soup base.
Dustin P. Posted on 11/12/2014
What a value for quantity and quality. I have used it as a cream soup base for everything, but also I have used it as a great substitute for any recipe that requires milk.
Amy M. Posted on 05/15/2014
I needed a great value cream soup base to substitute for the one I currently use as it was discontinued from my distributor. the product worked very good and had good flavor. However it is not vegetarian. Has chicken in the ingredient. If this is not a concern, a great product to buy.
Jim S. from Sorbello's Pizzeria Buffet Posted on 03/31/2014
Chef's Companion Bulk Powdered Cream Soup Base. What a great product to have on hand for last minute cream sauces. I would like to see better directions though. I had to experiment a bit to find the proper quantities for my use.
Barbara A. Posted on 03/11/2014
this works very well for making cream of brocolli, spinach, potato or any other type of creamy soup. I love to use this as my base, then flavor with chicken, mushrooms or other vegetables. It's fast, easy and good. A bif help in the kitchen.
Jacqueline C. Posted on 12/05/2013
I LOVE CREAM SOUPS WHICH CAN BE A TRICKY SOUP TO MAKE ...THE CREAM SOUP BASE HAS TAKEN AWAY MY FEAR OF OVER COOKING MY SOUPS AND IT TASTE FABULOUS...
Teresa M. from Suncatcher Jewelry Designs Posted on 11/21/2013
Made some great CHEESEBURGER SOUP with this cream soup base in about 15 minutes. Fried some chopped onions, celery and hamburger, added 2 quarts of water to half of the package of soup base along with some American cheese. Flavor was great without additional seasonings. Great!
Sue W. Posted on 09/29/2013
I bought this for personal use, and found it to be a wonderful flavor enhancing additive for a great pot of soup. It was a bit too rich when used alone with a normally salty meat like crab meat, if used as directed. My first attempt was with Cream of Crab soup. The first batch was far too salty, because of the additional salt contained in the crab meat. With a bit of tweaking however, it turned out absolutely great! I'll share the recipe for anyone wanting to make some. Ingredients: 2 lb Fresh Lump Crab Meat 1/2 lb Unsalted Butter (Must b e unsalted) 1 or 2 sticks of Celery finely diced 1/2 Gallon Whole Milk (not half/half - Using butter) 1/3 Cup All Purpose Flour (Will absorb more salt) 2 tsp Nutmeg 1/2 tsp Allspice 2 tsp Ground White Pepper 2 Tbsp "Old Bay" Seafood Seasoning 2 Cups Chef's Companion Soup Base Pre mix 1/2 of the milk with Chef's Companion soup base while cold and set aside. Melt butter, and sweat celery over medium low heat, being careful not to scorch the butter nor brown the celery. Wisk in flour till smooth and bubbling gently. DO NOT SCORCH! Slowly add milk while continuing to wisk Reserve 1/2 of Old Bay Seasoning for garnish Mix in spices and milk/soup base mixture Continue to heat and wisk until soup reaches desired thickness. More heat may be used, but caution is advised to avoid bottom scorching and sticking. When done, it should be thick enough to suspend meat while standing. If Brandy is desired, add it now (optional) Reduce heat, and gently fold in crab meat, being careful not to break individual lumps if possible, but just enough to separate lumps from each other. Serve with garnish of Old Bay on top (Nutmeg may be substituted), and hot crusty bread slices or crackers. Enjoy the look on your guests faces when they experience this one!
Kevin A. from BEK Laserworks & Crafts Posted on 09/27/2013
A great cream soup base I use this as the base for all my creamy soups. Makes a great chicken and dumplings adds a nice creamy flavor I wouldn't otherwise get.
Thomas W. from TRW Posted on 09/26/2013
Great soup base mix. Used it for Cream of Broccoli soup. Add milk & water. Saves money when having to make large quantity of cream based soups.
Lina B. from Doughlicious Cakes Posted on 01/30/2013
Am ordering more! Perfect for soup kettles! I followed directions, added the H20 to my soup kettle with the soup base, whisked it in and occasionally whisked until it was thick. Added my own special touches...excellent soup!
Michael V. from Jazzy Ruperts Posted on 01/16/2013
At the convenience of not having to buy half and half or using the half and half before the expiration date, this is the way to go. cheap and affordable
Hui L. Posted on 12/19/2012
this product is great for making those creamy soups. it provides great texture and delicious flavor. i use it all the time at home when i cook for my family
Dan W. Posted on 11/13/2012
The convenience of having powdered cream soup base will save you the trouble of running in and out of the grocery store. an extra bonus is saving you money on half and half milk
Roelh L. Posted on 11/07/2012
I tried this chef's companion cream soup base. So i am ordering more today. Add your own ingredients to it to make any soup you want.Great item Great Price!
Sheila M. from Sheila's Homestyle Posted on 11/06/2012
We use this in our restaurant. Makes any cream soup you want. The quality is outstanding and the price is great too. I always try to buy it when I'm buying something else to save a little on shipping.
Timothy C. Posted on 10/17/2012
I love using this cream soup base. It makes a great base with perfect consistency every time. All you need to do is add your ingredients and seasonings for a perfect soup.
Adam S. from Gallaghers Pizza Posted on 08/22/2012
The Chefs Companion Powdered Cream Soup Base Is Great.Maked the best creamy patato soup, Cream of chicken soup. Adds compiliment to any cream base soup the customers love it and keep comming back.
Angela H. from Harrison Familey Restaurant Posted on 05/12/2012
We have tried a few other brands of cream soup base but the Chef's Companion is the best by far. It is easy to prepare and is very versatile.
Bruce N. from Ranch House Kitchen Posted on 02/06/2012
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