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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.

We are a 501(c)(3) educational charity, staffed by volunteers 

CHNI is incorporated NFP (Not for Profit) in Illinois.

Click here to be added to our mailing list

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Save the Date.....

"Destination Heartland History"

Thursday, March 23 7:00 p.m.

DuPage County Historical Museum

Learn more and register at:

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Ms. Clampitt's book will be available for purchase at the event.


Cash or Check

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Next Road Shows...

To sign up for this Road Show, 

Click Here

Click here to view past events.


 2018 ... 2019 ... 2020

2021 ... 2022 ... 2023

Culinary Book Discussions

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The Cookery

 Manuscript Project


Historic Recipe Road Shows

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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