Cooking & Nutrition

Chow Hound

Search recipes, read product reviews, watch cooking videos, and access Chowhound discussions.

Cook's Thesaurus

Cooking encyclopedia that covers thousands of ingredients and kitchen tools. Entries include pictures, descriptions, synonyms, pronunciations, and suggested substitutions.


Provides recipes, menus, cooking videos, guides, and articles on food and cooking.

Farmers Markets

Search for a community or roadside farmers market near you! Provided by the Illinois Department of Agriculture.

Online access to government information for consumers on food and human nutrition.

Review Lab: Cooking Resources

Online collection of handy links for everyone from beginners to seasoned gourmands.

Zomato Chicago

Get information and reviews on Chicago restaurants from critics, food bloggers, and friends.