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Food Studies



link to catalog page ALBALA, Noodle Soup

Noodle Soup

Recipes, Techniques, Obsession

Author: Ken Albala
Pub Date: February 2018

Spooning up dozens of fresh ideas for a comfort food staple   learn more...

link to catalog page, 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, 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, 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, Local Vino

Local Vino

The Winery Boom in the Heartland

Author: James R. Pennell
Pub Date: March 2017

A nose-to-finish portrait of a midwestern business culture in ferment   learn more...

link to catalog page, Table Talk

Table Talk

Building Democracy One Meal at a Time

Author: Janet A. Flammang
Pub Date: June 2016

The civic virtues of a seat at the table   learn more...

link to catalog page, Taste of the Nation

Taste of the Nation

The New Deal Search for America's Food

Author: Camille Bégin
Pub Date: May 2016

The role of taste in a culinary transformation   learn more...

link to catalog page, Midwest Maize

Midwest Maize

How Corn Shaped the U.S. Heartland

Author: Cynthia Clampitt
Pub Date: March 2015

A vital crop's impact on human history, industry, and eating   learn more...

link to catalog page, A Perfect Pint's Beer Guide to the Heartland Author: Michael Agnew
Pub Date: MAY 2014

A region-wide guide to the dynamic Midwestern craft beer scene   learn more...

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