Source: Jamie Cooks It Up

Adam's Bottled Cranberry Sauce

Ingredients 18 C fresh or frozen Cranberries 6 C water 6 1⁄2 C sugar 1 cinnamon stick (or 1⁄4 t cinnamon) 1⁄4 t ground cloves 1 large orange (you’ll want the zest and the juice) 1 1⁄2 C granny smith apple, peeled and diced 10 pint sized mason jars, lids and rings. Instructions Peel and chop your apples. Zest the peel of your orange. In a large pot combine the water, sugar, cinnamon stick and cloves.

BBQ Meatballs

Ingredients 1-2 Onion Soup Packets 1 1⁄2 sleeves saltine crackers (crushed) OR breadcrumbs 1 lb ground beef 1 lb ground turkey 3 eggs salt and pepper 3 Tbsp honey mustard 1⁄2 C ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce Sauce 1⁄4 C ketchup 3⁄4 C BBQ sauce 1 C brown sugar Instructions Preheat oven to 400 degrees. In a large mixing bowl, combine meat, soup packets, crackers or breadcrumbs, 3 eggs, salt and pepper, 3 Tbsp honey mustard, 1⁄2 Cup ketchup, and 1 tsp Worcestershire Sauce.

Crock Pot Chicken and Dumplings

Chicken Stew: 2 chicken breasts, cubed 3 chicken thighs, cubed 2 russet potatoes, peeled and chopped 6-7 large carrots, peeled and chopped 1 onion, chopped 3 stalks celery, chopped 2 (10 ounce) cans cream of chicken soup 1 C chicken broth 1 tsp thyme 1⁄4 tsp pepper 1⁄4 tsp salt 1⁄2 tsp rosemary 1 tsp parsley 1⁄2 tsp seasoned salt 3 Tb butter 1 Tb cornstarch 1 Tb cold water Dumplings: 1⁄2 C cold butter, cubed 2 1⁄2 C flour 1⁄2 tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 tsp parsley 1 1⁄2 C milk Instructions With a pair of sharp kitchen scissors, cut 2 chicken breasts and 3 chicken thighs into 2 inch cubes.

Green Salad with Pears, Feta, and Cinnamon Walnuts

Cinnamon Walnuts (or Almonds) 1 Cup nuts, chopped 1⁄4 Cup sugar 1⁄8 tsp cinnamon dash salt Salad 2 heads green leafy lettuce 1⁄2 red onion 1 Cup feta cheese 4 Bartlett pears Dressing 1⁄3 Cup + 2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar 1⁄2 Cup sugar 1⁄2 Cup mayonnaise 1⁄4 Cup red onion, roughly chopped 1⁄2 Cup + 2 Tbsp canola oil 1⁄4 tsp dry mustard 1⁄2 tsp salt juice from 1 lemon Instructions Make cinnamon nuts by adding chopped nuts, sugar, cinnamon, and salt to a large hot skillet.

Mini Turkey Loaves

Ingredients 2 1⁄2 pounds ground turkey 3⁄4 Cup Italian bread crumbs 2 pkgs Lipton onion soup mix 2 eggs 1⁄4 Cup water 1⁄2 C mayonnaise brown sugar ketchup Instructions Place ground turkey into a large bowl. Add mayon-naise, bread crumbs, onion soup mix, eggs, and wa-ter. Mix together. Spray two muffin tins with cooking spray and sprinkle brown sugar along the bottom of each compartment. Shape the meat into balls and lay them over the brown sugar.

Soft Bread Bowls

Ingredients 2 Tbsp sugar 1 1⁄2 tsp salt 4 Cups flour 1⁄2 Cup warm water 1 Cup milk 2 Tbsp butter 1 Tbsp yeast 1 egg, beaten Instructions Place 2 Cups flour into the bottom of your stand mix-er. Add sugar and the salt. Stir it to combine. Pour milk and water into one measuring cup. Heat it in the microwave for 1 minute, or until bubbly and hot.

Sweet and Savory BBQ Meatballs

Ingredients Recipe slightly adapted from my awesome sister-in-law Erin Jepsen Meatballs 1 onion, finely chopped (or one envelope of onion soup) 1 1⁄2 sleeves saltine crackers (or breadcrumbs) 2 pounds ground beef (or 1 lb ground beef, 1 lb ground turkey) 3 eggs salt and pepper 3 Tb honey mustard (or spicy brown mustard) 1⁄2 C ketchup 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce Sauce 1⁄4 C ketchup 3⁄4 C sweet baby rays 1 C brown sugar (I used 3⁄4 C ketchup, 1 C brown sugar, and 1 C bbq sauce)

Zuppa Toscana

Ingredients 1 lb Italian Sausage 4 Tbsp crumbled bacon pieces 2 large russet potatoes, thinly sliced 1 large onion, chopped 3 cloves garlic, minced 8 C chicken broth 2 C water 1 C half and half 3 C kale, chopped salt and pepper Instructions Brown sausage then cook bacon until crisp. Meanwhile, cut potatoes in thin slices then quarter the slices. Chop onions and mince garlic. Break bacon into bits, add onions and garlic and saute, stirring frequently until onions are transparent.