Collaboration with MSU chefs has produced a lot of recipes over the years. Here's where you can find the latest recipes and seasonal ones as we release the archive.

Please feel free to use these recipes and to share with family and friends. If you share them on-line or publish them in any way, please follow these guidelines:

  1. If you’re adapting someone else’s recipe, begin with a short note of the goal and what you looked for, perhaps something you changed and why. Then give credit to the person who you got it from: "Recipe adapted from ___________" and give a link to the original source.
  2. If you used someone else’s recipe for inspiration, but changed it substantially and the product is somewhat similar to the published recipe, give credit to the original by saying, " This recipe by (me) was inspired by ____________. The original recipe can be found here." and give a link to the original recipe.
  3.  If you change the ingredients substantially or completely came up with the product on your own; and you write directions in your own words for how you prepared it, the recipe is your own and you should claim it.
Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Sweet Potato, Nut, & Cherry Salad with Cranberry Vinaigrette

All the tastes of Thanksgiving served on a bed of greens. Delightful!

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Mashed Potatoes

The secret to perfect mashed potatoes: add the butter before the liquid!

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Roast Turkey

Chef John advises to cook your turkey a day or two ahead of time. What are the advantages? Need less oven time on Thanksgiving day, precision cooking of both white and dark meat, delicious turkey stock.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Turkey Gravy

Homemade turkey stock takes the flavor up a notch. But homemade gravy is divine regardless.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

UClub Cranberry Relish

Cranberries need a surprising amount of sugar to make relish tasty and still tart.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

UClub Pecan Pie

Chef Katie's pecan pie is buttery, sweet, and chock-full of nuts.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

UClub Pumpkin Pie

Traditional pumpkin pie - warm spices, smooth, and delicious.

Recipe For Health

Sautéed Green Beans with Nouc Cham

In this recipe Chef Kurt teaches you how to make nouc cham, a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Balance the amount of lime juice, fish sauce and sugar to suit your preference for sour, salty, and sweet. Serve over vegetables or as a condiment for dipping.

Recipe For Health

Watermelon Salsa

Now’s your chance to switch things up. Watermelon season is a great time to try out this twist on salsa. Easy to make and so refreshing, it’s the perfect summertime side

Recipe For Health

Spring Pea Crostini

Toast is a hot item! Looking for a fresh, bright spread for your toast? This recipe is the perfect way to showcase your early garden harvest or farmers market find. Hint: make it even easier and just as delicious with frozen peas!

Sensible Meals

Zippy Coleslaw

Featured in the class "Sensible Sides," this simple coleslaw has a secret ingredient in the dressing that makes it - well, zippy!

Sensible Meals

Herby Orzo Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette

Featured in Sensible Sides summer class, this is not your typical pasta salad! Simple and simply delicious! Makes a large amount. Keeps 2 to 3 days in the fridge.

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