If you’ve got these tasty little Northern Michigan jarred foods on hand, your meal prep is about to get real easy, real fast. And the food—yeah that’s gonna be real good too. Laurie Cornell from Symons General Store in Northern Michigan’s Petoskey gives us five tips for her favorites.

We Bee Jammin’ Toe Jam Preserves

Serve with a sharp Grassfields Lamont cheddar and crusty bread. shopmynorth.com & weebeejammin.com

Café Cortina Parmesan Cream Spaghetti Sauce

Use as a sauce for your farmers market lasagna. cafecortinamarket.com

Sleeping Bear Farms Lemon Honey Crême

Serve with Wisconsin buttermilk blue, your favorite crackers and dark chocolate truffles. sleepingbearfarms.com

Cherry Republic Cherry BBQ Sauce

Serve with skewered grilled local chicken for an easy appetizer. cherryrepublic.com

Koeze Company Cream Nut Natural Peanut Butter

Mix with coconut milk and a little sriracha as dipping sauce for satay. koeze.com

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