on the Web
eat more fish then ever, approximately 18 pounds per person in 1990.
for breakfast? U.S. bagel sales in the have increased 500% since
is an ancient human treat. Tar with tooth marks has been found from
chocolate is not really chocolate at all but a combination of cocoa
butter, sugar, milk solids and flavorings.
contain more sugar than strawberries
used to be fined if their loaves were under weight, so they used
to add an extra loaf to every dozen, just in case -- hence, the
expression "baker's dozen"
Average Person Eats Almost 1500 Pounds Of Food A Year! On average,
that can be thought of as 150 pounds of meat, 290 pounds of milk
and cream, 35 pounds of eggs, 48 pounds of chicken, 68 pounds of
bread, 125 pounds of potatoes, and 80 pounds of fruit. That should
be enough to fill your stomach.
Beverages | Food | Restaurant
The WebTender - http://www.webtender.com/ - Recipes
for over 2,500 cocktails online, a bartenders handbook, and a bartending
forum to share ideas and recipes with others.
Comprehensive information and tasting notes on wine, beer, and distilled
spirits by the Beverage Tasting Institute. Over 30,000 tasting notes
on wines are searchable by score, price range, varietal, and producer
or brand. The best producers are listed by varietal. The site also includes
a directory of wine stores and wineries, as well as a wine tutorial
and dictionary. Beers and distilled spirits are also reviewed.
The Brewery: Total Home Brewing
Information - http://hbd.org/brewery/index.html
A recipe database, articles about home brewing, related Internet links,
supplier lists and discussion groups about making your own beer.
The Real Beer Page
This amazing site, coming in at over 75,000 pages, is the ultimate online
resource for beer lovers and homebrewers. Among its many offerings are
breaking beer news, spotlight features, an events calendar, a searchable
brewery and pub with over 3,500 entries, a searchable library with original
publications and a host of links to related online offerings , a BREWMall
with retail items, and a collection of classified beer and brewing links.
The Wine Lovers' Page - http://www.wine-lovers-page.com/
The title says it all: tasting notes on 50,000 wines;articles about
the basics of wine; a wine pronouncing glossary and wine tasting dictionary;
a chat room; wine quotes; recommended books and links; vintage charts;
even wine country weather and wine cartoons, and much, much more. Searchable.
All Recipes - http://allrecipes.com/
-This site specializes in cookie recipes (over 2,000) but also has many,
many links to recipes for appetizers, BBQ, condiments, salads, side
dishes, main dishes vegetarian dishes and much more.
This cooking web page offers a selection of some of the most coherent
and organized recipes, accompanied by impressive photographs. There
are over 2,500 recipes available.
Culinary Institute of America - http://www.ciachef.edu/
-Homepage for this prestigious culinary school. Includes information
about taking courses and making reservations for meals.
This web page offers more than 12,000 user-reviewed food recipes from
the pages of Bon Appetit and Gourmet magazines as well as a database
of approximately 15,000 wines.
Network - http://www.foodtv.com
over 44 million pages viewed each month, the Food Network's web page
is undoubtedly one of the most popular and comprehensive cooking web
sites on the Internet. There are over 15,000 recipes (novice to gourmet)
that have been previously highlighted on the food network shows. Searching
is available by chef, cuisine or ingredient. Video Demonstrations may
be viewed at no charge, which give visual guidance on food preparation.
There is also a fat and calorie calculator that can be used to look
up nutritional information for different foods.
International Vegetarian Union - http://www.ivu.org/
This one-stop resource for vegetarians and vegans provides a global
directory of vegetarian societies,recipes, and multi-language articles
on the history, science, and religious aspects of vegetarianism. There
are also youth pages, a section on famous vegetarians (with selected
quotations and poetry), a discussion forum, and information about world
vegetarian congresses since 1908.
Stewart.com - http://www.marthastewart.com
Need I say more? Martha Stewart is the quintessential hostess, offering
tidbits of her seemingly unlimited knowledge about entertaining, food,
crafts, weddings, etc.
Source - http://www.recipesource.com
Formerly known as SOAR (Searchable Online Archive of Recipes), this
site offers access to over 70,000 international recipes.
Soup of the Evening...Beautiful
Soups, as you have never heard them described or categorized. This searchable
site contains "the history of soup and food in all cultures, with
over 400 pages of recipes, quotations, stories, traditions, literary
references, breaking news stories, and original illustrations."
Recipes are listed by atypical categories, unusual food combinations,
and primary ingredients. Individuals can submit their own recipes and
food tales to the site.
-Click here for everything related to fine food including restaurant
Fodor's Restaurant Index http://www.fodors.com/rants/index.cfm?class=Restaurants@20002
-Expert reviews of restaurants in more than 70 cities worldwide. Search
by name or other criteria.
Times Union Restaurant Reviews - http://www.timesunion.com/entertainment/restaurants/
- A nice collection of reviews for local restaurants.
Contact Peggy Mello, Head Technical
Services and Cookery Librarian
To make suggestions about this site, to report
dead links, or for information related to Cookery resources you may
contact Ms. Mello at:
William K. Sanford Town Library
629 Albany Shaker Road
Loudonville, NY 12211
Phone: (518) 458-9274
Fax: (518) 438-0988
Catalog | Virtual
Information Desk | Calendar of Events
| Youth Services Dept.
Outreach Page | Staff