This award is given by the James Beard Foundation 'to renowned culinary professionals who have made a significant and unique contribution to the American food and beverage industry.' Catch up on some of the books written by 2014's inductees.
What dishes could you expect at a dinner with Queen Elizabeth? What did the Emperor Nero eat after fiddle practice? What did Lewis and Clark roast over their fire? Today there are many fad diets, like the hugely popular Paleo Diet, that claim healthier eating by replicating the diets of our ancestors. Here at the library we have gathered several ways for you to explore the history of food and maybe find a “new” favorite old recipe.