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A flavorful page from culinary history

Sep 20, 2018 - Star Tribune (Minneapolis, Minnesota)

Special to the Star Tribune

The St. Paul campus of the University of Minnesota has a food lover's gem tucked away in its Magrath Library. It houses the Doris S. Kirschner Collection, a cook's reading paradise of 5,000-plus cookbooks.

Library staff members can point the way to shelves housing a remarkable array of books ranging from the 1800s to this year's winners of the James Beard Foundation Awards. Browsing the collection is every bit as gratifying as finding a fabulous food truck...