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Great Bookish Bake Off

Cookbooks at McKeldin!

If none of these quite tickle your fancy, feel free to search the catalog below. We have hundreds of cookbooks, so somewhere in the stacks is just the cookbook for you!


Cookbooks in Hornbake!

The Lloyd-Tighman Family Cookbook, c. 1852-1880 - a cookbook compiled by a family who lived in 19th-century Talbot County, Maryland. The full text is online, so you can access this book from anywhere - although you will have to read some cursive!

The Dead Rise Old Bay Cookbook: Discover the True Flavor of the Chesapeake - Published by Flying Dog Brewery in 2014, this compilation cookbook has all kinds of recipes that feature Maryland's favorite seasoning, including a few that you can make in the oven!

If you're looking to venture out on your own into the catalog, here are some of the cookbooks that can be accessed in-person in the archives!

If you want to read centuries-old cookbooks in the Maryland Room, you can search and request them through ArchivesSpace!