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Food Science & Human Nutrition: Food and Culinary Resources

Resources for the Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition

Fun with Foods and Drinks -- Culinary Sites and other Sites of Interest

Popular Food Literature and Reviews

  • Cook's Illustrated:
    Magazine publishing recipes, cooking techniques, and equipment reviews. 
  • New York Times Dining & Wine:
    Newspaper section publishing restaurant and book reviews, recipes, and topical interest articles.
  • Saveur Magazine:
    Magazine publishing content on recipes, food, drinks, and travel.
  • The Splendid Table:
    Food and cooking show on National Public Radio.
  • Vegetarian Times:
    Magazine publishing vegetarian recipes, lifestyle information, and resources for new vegetarians.
  • Wine Spectator
    Magazine publishing wine reviews, wine culture, and wine tasting education.

Food Preparation, Recipes, and Beverages

  • BBC - Food:
    Recipes and techniques from the BBC. An illustrated glossary of foods can be found on the ingredients tab.
  • Caroline's Cooking:
    Provides information on recipes around the globe, seasonal recipes, and food travel advice. 
  • TheCocktailDB:
    A database of 4733 recipes that allows you to search by drink names or names of ingredients.

Menu Collections

  • Alice Statler Library:
    Menu collection at the City College of San Francisco focusing on San Francisco and Northern California.
  • Conrad N. Hilton Library:
    Menu collection at the Culinary Institute of America with more than 25,000 menus from over 80 countries.