Chow Down: eLectrified
Nom nom paleo [electronic resource]: Food for Humans by Michelle Tam
Consider the fork [electronic resource]: a history of how we cook and eat by Bee Wilson ; with illustrations by Annabel Lee
Midwest sweet baking history [electronic resource]: delectable classics around Lake Michigan by Jenny Lewis CCE, CHE
Ratatouille [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures presents a Pixar Animation Studios film
The nut job [videodisc] by Open Road Films presents ; a Redrover Co. Ltd. and Toonbox Entertainment Ltd. and Gulfstream Pictures film ; produced by Wookyung Jung, Graham Moloy ; screenplay by Lorne Cameron, Peter Lepeniotis ; directed by Peter Lepeniotis
Fizzy's lunch lab. Fresh food 101 [videodisc] by created by Evan Sussman, Dave Schlafman ; directed by Mike Annear, Evan Sussman
Cloudy with a chance of meatballs [videodisc] by Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation
Ratatouille [videodisc] by Walt Disney Pictures presents a Pixar Animation Studios film — A rat named Remy dreams of becoming a great chef despite his family's wishes and the obvious problem of being a rat in a decidedly rodent-phobic profession.
Julie & Julia [videodisc] — Julia Child's life is intertwined with the life of Julie Powell who decides to cook every recipe in Child's book "Mastering the art of French cooking" over the course of one year.
Chocolat [videodisc] by Miramax Films ; produced by David Brown, Kit Golden, Leslie Holleran ; screenplay by Robert Nelson Jacobs ; directed by Lasse Hallström — A single mother opens a chocolate shop in rural France - with Sunday hours - and meets resistance from the rigidly moral community. But, as the townspeople discover their delicious products, attitudes change.
Waitress [videodisc] by Night and Day Pictures — A young married waitress who bakes wonderful pies discovers that she is pregnant, and as she begins to write letters to her child her life begins to change.
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Mostly martha [electronic resource] — The head chef at a chic restaurant, Martha has no time for anything - or anyone - else. But, Martha's solitary life is shaken when a fateful accident brings her sister's eight-year-old daughter, Lina, to her doorstep.
A wedding for bella [electronic resource] — By day Dominic Pyzola is a corporate raider and by night an Italian pastry chef. Upon learning that his upstairs neighbor and surrogate mother, Bella, has fallen seriously ill, he determines to see Bella's long time dream come true by marrying Bella's daughter.
Love's kitchen [electronic resource] — Rob Haley, an up-and-coming chef and restaurateur in London, is grief-stricken when he loses his wife. With encouragement from his infamous friend and real life TV Chef Gordon Ramsay, Rob decides to spice up his life by turning a run-down country pub into a gourmet restaurant.
Burger town [electronic resource] by Scott Entertainment ; producer, Steve Sobel ; directors, Dann Linck, Gary Licker — A tasty, colorful tour of the Los Angeles burger and Drive-In scene that also traces its Americana roots from post World War II through the 1990s.
Secret pizza party [electronic resource] — How does Racoon love pizza? Oh, let him count the ways. But someone is always chasing poor Raccoon away from his favorite food with a broom! What's a hungry raccoon to do? Plan an elaborate secret pizza party, of course!
The wiggles: yummy, yummy [electronic resource] — Sing along to funny tunes about numbers, food and favorite animal friends.
Noodle and doodle: all aboard with noodle and doodle [electronic resource] — Make delicious recipes and kid friendly creations to remember a special vacation using materials from around the home.
Noodle and doodle: noodly doodly things to make [electronic resource] — Encourage your child's sense of creativity with fun craft projects and kid-friendly recipes that families can make together.
In the night kitchen [electronic resource] — Sendak's classic comic fantasy of Mickey's adventures in the night kitchen tells us how we get our morning cake.
Fun food songs [sound recording] by Raffi — This CD has tasty assortment of songs that are sure to satisfy listeners of all ages.
Fun food songs [electronic resource] — Stream this tasty assortment of songs via hoopla.
Disney funny food songs [sound recording] — A CD of funny food songs.
Ratatouille [sound recording]: what's cooking? — A CD of songs inspired by Disney-Pixar's Ratatouille.
Ratatouille [sound recording] by music by Michael Giacchino — The CD soundtrack to the movie.
Strawberry Shortcake [sound recording]: strawberry jams — This CD of songs from the "Strawberry Shortcake" videos features a lot of--you guessed it--strawberries!
Charlie and the chocolate factory [sound recording]: original motion picture soundtrack by music by Danny Elfman — A CD of songs celebrating Willy Wonka's Chocolate Factory.
Food, wine & song [sound recording]: music and feasting in Renaissance Europe — Songs on the subject of food in Latin, French, English, Italian, Spanish and German.
The rough guide to Paris café [sound recording] — Grab a café au lait and imagine you're relaxing in a Paris café.
J S Bach: Coffee cantata = Cantate du café = Kaffee- Kantate: BWV 211 ; Peasant cantata = Cantate des paysans = Bauern-Kantate: BWV 212 [sound recording] by J.S. Bach — Bach's amusing cantata about coffee.
The Rough Guide to Greek Cafe [sound recording] — Nibble on baklava and enjoy these Greek songs.
Puccini and pasta [sound recording]: a romantic Italian feast for your ears by Puccini, Giacomo, 1858-1924 — Whip up a batch of pesto and spin these tunes.
Chocolat [sound recording]: music from the Miramax motion picture — Chocolate themed music!
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Gingersnap [sound recording] by Patricia Reilly Giff
The cazuela that the farm maiden stirred [kit] by Samantha R. Vamos ; illustrated by Rafael López
Feast for 10 [kit] by Cathryn Falwell
Granny Torrelli makes soup [sound recording] by Sharon Creech
The Prince's breakfast [kit] by written by Joanne Oppenheim ; illustrated by Miriam Latimer
The great cake mystery [sound recording]: Precious Ramotswe's very first case by Alexander McCall Smith
The Whizz Pop Chocolate Shop [sound recording] by Kate Saunders
The recipe box [sound recording] by Sandra Lee
Angelina's bachelors [sound recording]: a novel, with food by Brian O'Reilly ; recipes by Virginia O'Reilly
The school of essential ingredients [sound recording] by Erica Bauermeister
Eat cake [sound recording] by Jeanne Ray
Twinkie, deconstructed [electronic resource] by Steve Ettlinger
Yes, chef [sound recording]: a memoir by Marcus Samuelsson
Dead is just a rumor [electronic resource] by Marlene Perez
The cupcake queen [electronic resource] by Heather Hepler
Sweetly [electronic resource] by Jackson Pearce
Stay with me [electronic resource] by Paul Griffin
The pigeon finds a hot dog! [electronic resource] by Mo Willems
And you could finish off your food-themed story downloads with a round of food-themed music (also available on Hoopla).
1. Big night [videodisc] by Rysher Entertainment presents a Timpano production:
Determined to drum up business and foil his Little Italy rival, Secondo concocts a rumor that bandleader Louis Prima will dine at his restaurant that very night, sending chef Primo into a frenzy. Will it be the finest night of his career, or will it be a financial disaster? Will Louis Prima actually come to dine? With wonderful performances by Stanley Tucci and Tony Shalhoub, it's worth viewing this film just to see the dinner's masterpiece timpano.
2. Toast [videodisc] by W2 Media Inc, BBC, and Screen WM present ; produced by Faye Ward ; written by Lee Hall ; directed by SJ Clarkson:
England's reputation for terrible food may be deserved if this film, based on food writer Nigel Slater's memoirs, can be believed. Nigel's mum may have served meals from boiled tins, but he and his dad adored her. When she dies and her place in his father's affections is threatened by their gastronomically adept cleaning lady, Nigel enters into an unofficial culinary contest with his late mother's rival.
The body in the piazza: a Faith Fairchild mystery by Katherine Hall Page
A catered St. Patrick's Day: a mystery with recipes by Isis Crawford
Crime fraîche by Alexander Campion
Death on a platter by Elaine Viets
The language of Baklava by Diana Abu-Jaber
Food connects the author to the two cultures of her childhood –American and Jordanian
Hallelujah! the welcome table [electronic resource] by Maya Angelou
Memories and recipes—from her childhood in Arkansas and her world travel.
Rosemary and bitter oranges: growing up in a Tuscan kitchen by Patrizia Chen
Recollections of a youth spent in the Tuscan seaside town of Livomo.
My life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'homme
Child's experiences in Paris and Marseille led her to create a food revolution in America.
A culinary traveller in Tuscany: exploring & eating off the beaten track by Beth Elon
Ten itineraries down the back roads of Tuscany end in memorable meals.