The Food Timeline – web site

The Food Timeline home page is just what it says – a timeline of food … created by Lynne Olver, a reference librarian … the Food Timeline is rich with links to more information … including recipes, definitions, and photos … Ms. Olver encourages visitors to ask questions … she has answered almost 10,000 since starting the site in 1999 … and we did not find one dead link on the site …

Ever wonder what foods the Vikings ate when they set off to explore the new world? How Thomas Jefferson made his ice cream? What the pioneers cooked along the Oregon Trail? Who invented the potato chip…and why? Welcome to the Food Timeline.

Each item on the timeline is linked to an explanatory article for more information, such as:

The Food Timeline is another demonstration of why we love librarians. Thank you Lynne Olver for such an interesting site.
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