(Sponsored) – Last year many people missed out on family gatherings, so it’s important to make the upcoming holidays even more special.

Here to help is celebrity chef and cookbook author Jernard Wells who has teamed up with Cracker Barrel old country store to share seasonal offerings that include fully prepared meals and unique holiday gifts.

Chef Jernard is a James beard honored chef who is the host of new soul kitchen on Cleo t-v. and is called ‘the family chef’ because he loves using food to promote positive family experiences.