Welcome To  
Culinary Historians
Northern Illinois

The Culinary Historians of Northern Illinois seek to understand social and cultural history through the study and 

celebration of food and drink.

"Spiral Bound"

Sharing Recipes the Community Way

Thursday, October 21, 2021

Messenger Library of North Aurora

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"A Taste of History"

CHNI Culinary Book Discussion

Sunday, October 24, 2021


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Click here to view past events.


 2018 ... 2019 ... 2020 ... 2021


Help support our programs and projects.

We are registered for charitable donations from Amazon on  Amazon Smile. Simply go to Amazon Smile when you order, chose our organization, and Amazon will automatically credit us with a DONATION AT NO COST TO YOU.

Thank You!

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Next Road Shows...

Road Shows have been

Postponed due to Covid-19

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A founding goal of CHNI is the

Cookery Manuscript Project 

whose intent is to capture, record, maintain and study the culinary history of the region through historical family recipes and culinary manuscripts.

Click here to learn about our

Historic Recipe Road Shows.

Click here to submit recipes for the Cookery Manuscript Project and the Historic Recipe Road Show

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