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.

Food for the Ancestors

Vimeo & ZOOM Presentation

Sunday, November 1, 2020

2:00 p.m.

Register Here

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Click here to view past events.


 2018 ... 2019 ... 2020

Next Road Shows...

Niles Library Saturday April 18th 9am to Noon

Riverside Library Saturday April 25th 9a-Noon

Postponed due to Covid-19

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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