Learn about the featured food of the month

Health4U nutritionist Peggy Crum and MSU Corporate Chef Kurt Kwiatkowski team up to choose a slate of seasonal produce and pantry items to feature, one each month, throughout the year. Find links to the Recipe for Health newsletter and Chef's recipe.

Recipes

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Beef Pasties

This pastie recipe is perfect for the Michigan native. The combination of onions, potatoes, carrots and rutabaga in a pocket of pie crust is bound to warm you up in the colder months.

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Stuffed Pumpkin

The carrots, shallots, and other vegetables in this recipe add a hearty flavor that compliments the sweetness of the pumpkin. You can even add jalapeño seeds for heat!

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Edamame Dip

We could call it edamame hummus. Except hummus is another word for chickpeas, therefore hummus is a dip made with chickpeas. This is a hummus-like dip made with edamame which gives it a rustic texture—and an enticing green color.

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Sweet Pickles

Have an abundance of fresh cucumbers? No problem. Pickle them!

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Patatas Bravas

Crispy potatoes with spicy tomato sauce and garlicky mayonnaise, patatas bravas is a hot tapas item served throughout Spain.

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Maque Choux

This humble southern dish elevates fresh corn with traditional Cajun flavors. Often served as a side dish, Maque Choux (pronounced mock shoe) is terrific as an easy weeknight meal when served over rice.

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Peach and Blackberry Dessert Pizza

Wait 'til your peaches are perfectly ripe. Then go ahead--make a pizza for dessert!

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Tart Cherry Gastrique

A sweet and sour pan sauce--pairs well with roasted vegetables, strong cheeses, and roasted meats.

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Pickled Peaches

Pickling is a technique used to preserve all kinds of foods. The acid from the vinegar allows the peaches to keep for an extended time in the fridge while the texture of the fruit remains fresh.

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

A simple recipe with big flavor!

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Oven Roasted Sugar Snap Peas

Shallots and olive oil bring out the delicious flavor of fresh sugar snap peas!

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Grilled Belgian Endive Salad

If you haven't tried endive yet, this recipe is sure to make you love it. It's packed with flavor when heated!

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Pan Seared Cod

Spice up your cod for dinner tonight!

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