Taste of Canton

Canton is home to a wide variety of dining choices. Whether your craving is for fast food or fine dining, Italian, Mexican, Middle Eastern, or any of a vast number of delicious ethnic cuisines, you're bound to find it in Canton. And although our dining experience has been altered for the time being, you can still satisfy your hunger pangs by patronizing the many restaurants in Canton that are offering delivery and pick-up during this stressful time. But since, we're all spending a lot more time at home these days, its also a good time to learn some new recipes and practice some of our cooking skills. So whether you're choice is to "eat out" or stay in, we've got you covered.

Barbecuing is a great way to "eat out" and stay at home!

Or try some of these recipes especially compiled for "eating in."

For a variety of dining experiences, try some of of these resources:


  • cloudlibrary  Listen to this great selection of cook books for adults and kids.
  • Hoopla​  Streaming books, audio and video on all kinds of cooking, including cooking for kids
  • Overdrive  ebooks and audiobooks for all ages.

The Library's collection is full of great cookbooks. Here are a few to get you started:

Cookbooks for All Ages


  • AllRecipes  Thousands of recipes searchable by style, ingredients, and world cuisine.
  • Simply Recipes  Recipes with seasonal ingredients.  Includes an archives of over 30 years’ worth of old family recipes.
  • Yummly  Easy to follow recipes from breakfast to dinner.

Websites (Kids & Teens)


  • Burnt Toast  Host Michael Harlan Turkell explores a different aspect of food culture and community.
  • The Menu  Discusses everything from restaurants and chef culture to home cooking and more.
  • Radio Cherry Bombe  Host Kerry Diamond features interviews with the most creative women in the world of food.
  • The Splendid Table  Award-winning food writer Francis Lam hosts conversations about food culture, eating and cooking.
  • A Taste of the Past  A weekly journey through the history of food with culinary historian Linda Pelaccio.

Head back to 62 Days of Summer for more ways to participate in the summer program!