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Easy, Delicious Recipes for Fall

For a Dorm with a Kitchen:

Turkey Sausage, Apple, and Cranberry Stuffing
Serves 6

  • 3/4 cup and 2 tablespoons and 1 teaspoon cubed whole wheat bread
  • 1/4 cups cubed white bread
  • 10 ounces ground turkey sausage
  • 1/2 cup and 1 tablespoon and 2 teaspoons chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup and 2 tablespoons chopped celery
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons dried sage
  • 1 teaspoon dried rosemary
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 5/8 Golden Delicious apple, cored and chopped
  • 1/3 cup and 2 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 3 tablespoons and 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1/3 cup and 2 tablespoons turkey stock
  • 2 tablespoons and 1-1/4 teaspoons unsalted butter, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F (175 degree C). Spread the white and whole wheat bread cubes in a single layer on a large baking sheet.
  2. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes in the preheated oven, or until evenly toasted. Transfer toasted bread cubes to a large bowl.
  3. In a large skillet, cook the sausage and onions over medium heat, stirring and breaking up the lumps until evenly browned. Add the celery, sage, rosemary, and thyme; cook, stirring, for 2 minutes to blend flavors.
  4. Pour sausage mixture over bread in bowl. Mix in chopped apples, dried cranberries, parsley, and liver.
  5. Drizzle with turkey stock and melted butter, and mix lightly

For a Dorm with a Kitchenette:

Butternut Squash Soup
Serves 4

  • 1-1/4 pounds butternut squash, cubed
  • 1-1/4 onions, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 2-2/3 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/3 cup heavy cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 5/8 dash ground nutmeg
  • 5/8 dash ground cloves
  • 5/8 dash ground cinnamon


  1. In a large microwave safe dish combine squash, onions and butter.
  2. Cover and microwave on high for 4 minutes.
  3. Peel squash.
  4. Stir in broth and cook on high for another 20 to 25 minutes, or until squash is tender.
  5. Puree squash, onions and broth in a food processor or blender.
  6. Add cream, salt and pepper, and microwave on high for another 3 to 4 minutes, or until heated through.
  7. Flavor with nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon to taste

For a Standard Dorm Room:

Baked Apples:

  • 2 apples
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons butter


  1. Core the apples, leaving the bottom intact.
  2. In a bowl, mix the brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  3. Spoon the sugar mixture into the apples and set a teaspoon (or more to your taste) of butter on top of each apple.
  4. Place the apples in a deep casserole dish and cover.
  5. Microwave for 3 1/2 to 4 minutes or until tender. Let the apples sit for a couple minutes before serving


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