Food Studies



link to catalog page CIVITELLO, Baking Powder Wars

Baking Powder Wars

The Cutthroat Food Fight that Revolutionized Cooking

Author: Linda Civitello
Pub Date: June 2017

A microhistory of America's main ingredient   learn more...

link to catalog page ALBALA, The Banquet

The Banquet

Dining in the Great Courts of Late Renaissance Europe

Author: Ken Albala
Pub Date: Cloth: 2007; Paper: September 2017

A history of cooking and fine dining in Western Europe from 1520 to 1660   learn more...

link to catalog page HADDIX, The Chicago Food Encyclopedia Author: Edited by Carol Mighton Haddix, Bruce Kraig, and Colleen Taylor Sen
Pub Date: September 2017

All things food--except ketchup--in the City of the Big Appetites   learn more...

link to catalog page VON HOFFMANN, From Gluttony to Enlightenment

From Gluttony to Enlightenment

The World of Taste in Early Modern Europe

Author: Viktoria von Hoffmann
Pub Date: January 2017

Mystery, metaphor, and the creation of a new sensual realm   learn more...

link to catalog page TARULEVICZ, Eating Her Curries and Kway

Eating Her Curries and Kway

A Cultural History of Food in Singapore

Author: Nicole Tarulevicz
Pub Date: December 2013

Discovering Singaporean identity through cooking and cuisine   learn more...

link to catalog page JULIER, Eating Together

Eating Together

Food, Friendship, and Inequality

Author: Alice P. Julier
Pub Date: June 2013

The social dynamics of shared meals   learn more...

link to catalog page STEINBERG, From the Jewish Heartland

From the Jewish Heartland

Two Centuries of Midwest Foodways

Author: Ellen F. Steinberg and Jack H. Prost
Pub Date: Cloth: 2011; Paper: February 2013

Uncovering the vibrant culinary culture of Jewish cooking in the Midwest   learn more...

link to catalog page MACLACHLAN, Farmers' Markets of the Heartland Author: Janine MacLachlan
Pub Date: May 2012

A visual feast of the Midwest's homegrown bounty   learn more...

link to catalog page MCFARLAND, Edible Wild Mushrooms of Illinois and Surrounding States Author: Joe McFarland and Gregory M. Mueller
Pub Date: April 2009

The comprehensive guide to wild mushrooms in the heartland--perfect for the coffee table, glove box, and kitchen   learn more...