Listed below are a few of the many dishes associated with the state of Michigan. Recipes for these classic dishes and many others can be found in the Recipes section.
Recipes for some ethnic dishes can be found in each state's Recipes section. For more comprehensive food culture and recipe information about a major ethnic group, go to the Browse by Ethnic Group main module and select a specific ethnic cuisine.
Pasties — Cornish miners in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula introduced these portable, individual-size savory pastries filled with various combinations of meat and vegetables.
Detroit-Style Pizza — This regional pizza variation sets itself apart with its rectangular shaped, thick crust with crispy, caramelized cheese along the edge and a crunchy bottom.
Chocolate Fudge — Michigan’s Mackinac Island is known for this creamy, sweet treat, which is made by boiling a mixture of sugar, cocoa, milk, and butter that hardens before being cut into pieces.
Article written for World Trade Press by Brielle Burt.
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