Texts of Taste (Northeastern University)
Texts of Taste is a digital archive project which focuses on annotated, marked-up, or otherwise notated nineteenth-century American recipes. The goal of the project is to bring together annotated recipes spread across various institutional collections so that they may be digitally available for research.
Cookbooks and Food History: Cookbooks at MSU
Library research guide to Michigan State University Libraries' cookbook collection
Cookbook Analysis, Yale University course project
Write a 5 page paper in which you analyze your cookbook as a work of literature, focusing on the ways the author conveys cultural ideas around food preparation at that time and place.
Arthur & Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America
he library holds more than 100,000 volumes, ranging from rare 16th-century texts to 21st-century titles. Approximately 20,000 of these volumes are cookbooks or food related.
Historic Cookbooks at Schlesinger Library
Start your research on historic cookbooks with this guide. The Schlesinger Library holds more than 100,000 volumes, ranging from rare 16th-century texts to 21st-century titles. Approximately 20,000 of these volumes are cookbooks or food-related. Many of the titles highlighted in this guide were included in an exhibition at the Schlesinger Library, Cookbooks to Treasure: Culinary Rarities from the Schlesinger Library, from December 2015 to February 2016.
American Antiquarian Society Library, Cookbook Collection
The American Antiquarian Society has a spectacular collection of approximately 1,200 of the earliest American cookbooks. Almanacs and household manuals often contained recipes (or “receipts” as they were called then) for food and household products.
The Recipes Project
We are an international group of scholars interested in the history of recipes, ranging from magical charms to veterinary remedies. This Zotero group is part of The Recipes Project blog. We've established a Zotero group as a resource for the study of recipes with the intention of sharing our bibliographies of secondary readings and manuscript and print recipe collections. Contributions from other recipe scholars welcome!