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History of Food

Beeghly Library Books

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How do I find a book?

Search the Library Catalog - Possible terms food, food habits, cookery, recipes…. etc.

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Food Reference Books

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

3 Volumes

Click the link to find the Contents as displayed through Worldcat.

Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

Click the link to find index or article list throguh Oxford Online.

Larousse Gastronomique: the World's Greatest Culinary Encyclopedia

The Wine Bible

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Library Databases

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Internet Resources

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Cookbooks and Recipes (Click to Expand)