Research > Online Resources > Cooking & Food


In the Library, numerous cookbooks and books about entertaining are shelved within Dewey call numbers 641 through 642.7.



  • 80 Breakfasts – Beautiful, multi-cultural, and simple recipes – not all breakfasts, either.
  • Albion Cooks – Vegetarian food where you won't miss the meat.
  • The Bitten Word – A wide variety of healthy, delicious recipes featuring seasonal ingredients, accompanied by beautiful photographs and charming writing.
  • Cooking With Amy – A wide variety of recipes, well organized – check out the "What to Do With" section under Recipes for some tips on unusual ingredients.
  • Gluten-free Goddess – Vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free recipes for those with dietary restrictions who still want food that tastes great.
  • Ezra Pound Cake – Fun food blog with an emphasis on retro recipes (check out her Mad Men Menu) and a weekly Meatless Monday feature.
  • Homesick Texan – Hearty Southern and Tex-Mex recipes from a Houstonite transplanted to New York City.
  • Joy the Baker – Not just baking, plenty of simple and elegant recipes of all kinds.
  • Jun-blog – Try something a little different – Filipino food, stories, and recipes from food photographer Jun Belen.
  • lobstersquad – Food writing from an artist and cartoonist in Italy.
  • The Pioneer Woman – Never get lost in the middle of a recipe with these excellent instructions illustrated with step-by-step photos.
  • Serious Eats Chicago – Not just recipes, but also restaurant, deli & food cart recommendations in Chicago.
  • Tasty Pursuits – Simple, creative recipes on the theme of creating flavor from the ingredients you already have in your pantry.
  • What's For Lunch, Honey? – The food blog of a professional photographer. Do not read while hungry.


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