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About Selected Websites
Besides "Googling" your topic, browsing or searching within websites selected by librarians and other subject experts can help you discover information that you might otherwise miss to round out your research. HCC Librarians have picked the websites on this page for their authoritative content.
Professional Menu Collections
Culinary Information From the Web
American Cheese Society
This website provides information on American-made specialty and artisanal cheeses.
American Wine Society
A non-profit, educational, consumer-oriented organization for those interested in learning more about all aspects of wine.
Our recommendations help you choose seafood that's fished or farmed in ways that have less impact on the environment.
Get the certification or training that you need in order to be prepared for your job
Slow Food USA
Welcome to the table! We inspire individuals and communities to change the world through food that is good, clean and fair for all.
The Cook's Thesaurus
The Cook's Thesaurus is a cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.
FoodSafety.gov is the gateway to food safety information provided by government agencies.
The Food Reference Website contains over 20,000 pages and is constantly growing. New content is added daily to various sections.
The best of the Food Network online.
Website includes menus, shop, link to the "Eat the World" show, foundation, and link to Youtube channel
Giada de Laurentis
Website includes recipes, history, videos, cookbooks and more
PBS website with video, information, history, and recipes
Rachael Ray Show
The show website including recipes
Website includes information on history, dining options, classes, and special event menus.