Knowing how to make a few simple and basic recipes is key to staying flexible in the kitchen. You can easily prepare tasty meals with just the seasonal ingredients you have on hand.
This hearty tomato sauce recipe (excerpted below) is perfect for pizza, pastas, soup stocks, and more, whether you use tomatoes from the can, fresh from the farmers’ market, or even your own backyard garden.
For more recipes featuring local, seasonal, foraged, homegrown, fresh, and free-range produce, read The Permaculture Kitchen  by author Carl Legge. Legge is a passionate advocate of good food with a low carbon footprint and this book is his first in a series about low impact, local, and seasonal gourmet food.