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Upcoming Classes

Culinary Cooking and Concepts: Summer Seasoning: Herbs and Spices

University Club12:00 PM - 1:00 PMThursday$15.25 for MSU employees, $17.50 for guests Registration closed on

Wondering what herbs to feature in your pots and planters? Chef John Findley will show us how to amp up the flavor in our summer cuisine.

Mindful Self-Compassion: Summer 2019

338, Olin Health Center12:10 PM - 12:50 PMWednesdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • May 8, 15, 22, 29

You can join the conversation in person, or participate in the group process on-line via Zoom.

Rest with Music: Summer 2019

Abrams Planetarium12:10 PM - 12:50 PMMondaysFreeRegister for this class
  • May 20: The Catbird Seat
  • June 17: The Pedestrians
  • July 15: Wally Pleasant

Rest with Music is open to anyone on campus and in the community! Pre-registration is not required

Kitchen Skill Drill: Herbs & Teas with Chef Kurt Kwiatkowski and the Bailey Greenhouse staff.

Bailey Greenhouse 12:10 PM - 12:50 PMWednesdayFreeRegister for this class

Corporate Executive Chef Kurt Kwiatkowski will partner with the Bailey GREENhouse and Urban Farm to showcase herbs and teas.

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Featured recipes

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North African Spiced Lamb Meatballs

Meatballs in red sauce are classic all over the world. The spice defines the cuisine. For these lamb meatballs, a sauce might begin with tomatoes or red peppers; season with coriander and cinnamon; finish with fresh mint; then serve over couscous.

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Trout Tarragon

In this recipe Chef teaches us to make a simple pan sauce. Sauté to develop fond (incredibly flavorful stuff stuck to the pan) add some aromatics, loosen fond with wine, reduce liquid over heat, finish with butter and fresh herb. For this recipe—tarragon!

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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