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Culinary Arts

Good Websites

There are tons of good recipes on the web, but you may want to focus on websites made especially for the culinary industry, such as:

The National Restaurant Association (NRA)

The American Culinary Federation, Inc. (ACF)

American Personal & Private Chef Association

Also, here is a link to hundreds of food blogs

USDA National Agricultural Library

Pikes Peak Library District

You can search for books in the catalog at 

641 is the area to look for if you want to go in and browse the collection in person.

http://www.ppld.orgThe Pikes Peak Library District (PPLD) also has some useful eBooks.  To access them you'll need a PPLD library card (

Encyclopedia of Food and Culture

A three-volume survey of food and its place in human culture and society. 

Junior Worldmark Encyclopedia of Foods and Recipes of the World
Provides comprehensive coverage of the foods and recipes from 70 representative countries and culture groups worldwide.

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