RESOURCES
DIGITAL LIBRARIES
Feeding America: The Historic American Cookbook Project
http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/
Michigan State University has scanned 75 texts from its collection of 7,000 culinary works. Among the full-text offerings are classics such as the 1896 edition of Fannie Farmer’s The Boston Cooking-School Cook Book and several works by Eliza Leslie. Searchable database. Open access to these works.

Making of America
http://library5.library.cornell.edu/moa/
Not a culinary site, but a large number of 19th century American journals can be accessed, many of which have articles of interest to culinary historians, such as an 1894 review of Charles Ranhofer’s The Epicurean. Searchable database. Open access to these works.

Cooking and Household Management Books of the Nineteenth Century
http://mywebpage.netscape.com/DressReform/Digital+Cookbooks.html
Some overlap with Feeding America, but good additional links.
SPECIAL COLLECTIONS
A Selective Guide to Culinary Library Collections in Canada and the United States,
by Madge Griswold, MA, CCP
http://www.bigarade.com/biblio/LibraryReport.pdf
A very detailed listing of different libraries, with access policies.
NOTABLE WEBSITES
Historic Food
http://www.historicfood.com
The website of food historian Ivan Day.

The Food Timeline
http://www.gti.net/mocolib1/kid/food.html
An extensive website maintained by Lynne Oliver, librarian of the Morris County (NJ) library and IACP member.

Not By Bread Alone: America’s Culinary Heritage
http://rmc.library.cornell.edu/food/default.htm
A special exhibit held at Cornell University in 2002; a brief overview.

Household Words: Women Write from and for the Kitchen
http://www.library.upenn.edu/exhibits/rbm/aresty/aresty1.html
A special exhibit from the Esther B. Aresty Collection of Rare Books in the Culinary Arts at the University of Pennsylvania.

Flavor and Fortune
http://www.flavorandfortune.com/
Edited by founding CHNY member Jacqueline Newman, a quarterly dedicated to the art and science of Chinese cuisine.

Leite's Culinaria
http://www.leitesculinaria.com
Founded by CHNY member David Leite, a James Beard Award-winning site of broad interest.

The Food Section
http://www.thefoodsection.com
Published by Josh Friedland, this blog covers the world of modern gastronomy, from chefs to chevre and everything in between.

New York Public Library
http://www.nypl.org/research/chss/grd/resguides/culinary/culinary.cfm
Many helpful, interesting links in this guide by the staff of the NYPL.

The Website of Gary Allen - "On the Table"
http://onthetable.us/
Essays and links by the author of "Resource Guide for Food Writers."

The Culinary Trust
http://www.theculinarytrust.com/programs/endangered-treasures/

Heritage Radio Networks
http://www.heritageradionetwork.com/
"A Taste of the Past" - Listen to CHNY member Linda Pelaccio's weekly food history interview show on Heritage Radio.
ACADEMIC INTEREST
Research Centre for the History of Food and Drink
University of Adelaide, South Australia.
http://www.arts.adelaide.edu.au/centrefooddrink/

Oxford Symposium on Food & Cookery
An annual, weekend-long conference on food, its culture and its history. The oldest and most important gathering on this topic.
http://oxfordsymposium.org.uk

Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS)
http://www.nyu.edu/education/nutrition/NFSR/ASFS.htm
ASFS has a moderated discussion forum.

New!  Rick McDaniel's "Hush Puppy Nation"
A new website devoted to the history and culture of Southern food, with a series of recipes copied from original cookbooks in my collection that the copyright has expired or that were never copyrighted and are in the public domain.
http://www.hushpuppynation.com/

LIVING HISTORY PROGRAMS
The Association for Living History, Farm, and Agricultural Museums
http://www.alhfam.org
Provides an overview of current thinking in living history museums plus many links to related sites.

Alice Ross Hearth Studios
http://www.aliceross.com/
A founding member of CHNY, Alice teaches hearth cookery in her reconstructed carriage house kitchen.

Past Masters in Early American Domestic Arts
http://www.pastmasters.freehomepage.com/index.htm

Early American and Native American Foodways
http://www.hearttohearthcookery.com/index.htm

Deborah Peterson's Pantry
Demonstrations and lectures on 18th century culinary items. Culinary goods available for purchase.
http://www.deborahspantry.com/index.html

CULINARY HISTORY ORGANIZATIONS
Culinary Historians of Boston
c/o Joyce Toomre
55 Hillside Avenue
West Newton, MA 02165
www.culinaryhistoriansboston.com


Culinary Historians of Southern California
Susanna Erdos, Membership VP
323-663-5407
Serdos@aol.com

Culinary Historians of D.C.
c/o Shirley Cherkasdy
400 Madison Street #604
Alexandria VA 22314-1744
www.chowdc.org
Culinary Historians of Chicago
c/o Dr. Bruce Kraig
Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
www.culinaryhistorians.org

Culinary Historians of Ann Arbor
c/o Randy Schwartz
1044 Greenhills Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48105-2722
culinaryhistoriansannarbor.org

Culinary Historians of Hawai'i
c/o Nancy Lewis
60 N. Beretania, #3010
Honolulu, HI 96817
Culinary History Enthusiasts of Wisconsin
c/o Terese Allen
2726 Willard Avenue
Madison, WI 53704
chew.wisconsincooks.org


Culinary Historians of Canada
260 Adelaide Street East
PO Box 149
Toronto Ontario M5A 1N1 CANADA
culinaryhistorians [at] uoguelph.ca
www.culinaryhistorians.ca


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