Family and Consumer Sciences - Resources

Cuisine and Gourmet Web Links

Epicurious: Food, Drink, Cooking and Recipes
A searchable database of 10,000 recipes.

Betty Crocker
Everything you need about cooking. Includes meal planning tips, recipes, frequently asked questions and advice.

Cooking.com

Cuisine and Gourmet Web Links

Epicurious: Food, Drink, Cooking and Recipes
A searchable database of 10,000 recipes.

Betty Crocker
Everything you need about cooking. Includes meal planning tips, recipes, frequently asked questions and advice.

Cooking.com
Searchable database of recipes. Seasonal recipes, featured products and a newsletter available online.

Food Network
Check out the recipes of the day, menus for the week, progamming, features, events, and contests.

The Kitchen Link
Cooking on the Net since 1996, this site features products and ideas for the everyone who enjoys cooking. Also include a link to The Recipe Link website.

The Recipe Link
Your guide to what is cooking on the Net!

Star Chefs
Recipe collection from professional chefs as well as cookbook authors, seasonal recipes, and culinary questions. This site offers a searchable database of recipes and special events.

Kraft Interactive Kitchen
Includes recipes, meal planning, ideas for recipes using foods on hand, web chats, and recipes by e-mail.

Gourmet World Cityscape
Gourmet World's menu contains culinary tools, such as glossaries and journals, cooking tips, Graham Kerr's 'A Tale of Three Chickens and restaurant guides and reviews covering fast food to fine dining.

Global Gourmet: Recipes, Cooking Tips, Contests & More
The Global Gourmet features daily updates, new recipes, cookbook profiles, regular columnists, food news, cooking tips, wine and product reviews.


Child Development Web Links

Child Development Institute
Child Development Institute provides information on parenting, child development, child psychology, learning disabilities, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia as well as reading and study skills improvement.

The Child Development Website
Good information on classic theories of child development from Margaret Mahler, Sigmund Freud and Erik Erikson.

Institute for Child Development
ICD develops educational resources for children's social and emotional development. We conduct staff development training for educators, school counselors, and child-care professionals; and develop educational materials and games for parents and educators.

The Administration for Children and Families
The Administration for Children and Families (ACF), within the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is responsible for federal programs which promote the economic and social well-being of families, children, individuals, and communities.

National Association for the Education of Young Children
The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is the nation's largest organization of early childhood professionals and others dedicated to improving the quality of early childhood education programs for children birth through age eight.

Early Childhood Care and Development
An international resource in support of children ages 0-8 and their families.

Food & Nutrition

Food and Nutrition Information Center
The USDA website with information on food safety, dietary supplements, food composition, dietary guidelines and many Internet links to food resources.
http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Nutrition Analysis Tool
From the University of Illinois, the Nutrition Analysis Tool (NAT) is a web based program that allows anyone to
analyze the foods they eat for various different nutrients. This tool is completely free and quite easy to use.
http://www.ag.uiuc.edu/~food-lab/nat/

Nutrition Navigator
From Tufts University, this site has nutrition links for health professionals, for educators, for women, for special dietary needs, for hot topics, for parents, and for journalists.
http://navigator.tufts.edu/


Nutrition, Health, and Food Safety Web References
http://www.igc.org/hpcoop/pages/nutrition.html


Textile Arts

Textile Arts Centre of Chicago
http://collaboratory.acns.nwu.edu/textilearts/about.html

The World Wide Quilting Page
http://ttsw.com/MainQuiltingPage.html

Buyer's Index: Sewing, Fabrics, and Textiles
http://www.buyersindex.com/brca/42.htm

Sewing Resource Guide
http://www.lilyabello.com/sewdir.htm

Textile Frequently Asked Questions
Newsgroup discussion groups about fabrics and textiles.
http://www.faqs.org/faqs/crafts/textiles/faq/part1/

Textiles, Clothing, and Design
http://www.calacreek.com/consumer/clothing/

Interior Design

Decorator Secrets
Home decorating tips on interior design & interior decorating for home improvement projects.
http://www.decoratorsecrets.com/

Decorating Studio
http://www.decoratingstudio.com/

What's Your Decorating Attitude?
Better Homes and Gardens online quiz.
http://www.bhglive.com/househome/quiz/

Total Home Network
Decorate a room online.
http://www.designcatalogonline.com/

Internet Design Center Web Links
http://www.idc.to/IDCa/links.html

Interior Internet
The largest one stop source for Interiors and Architecture on the Internet with over 30,000 products
and services to browse.
http://WWW.INTERIORINTERNET.COM/

American Society for Interior Designers
Send an online inquiry to a residential or commercial designer.
http://www.interiors.org/

Fashion

The Fashion on the Web Official Directory
http://www.fashionangel.com/angel.html

Sewing and Fashion Design Schools
http://sewing.miningco.com/hobbies/artscrafts/sewing/msubschool.htm?iam=ma&rf=ma&COB=home

Fashion Mall.com

London Fashion Week
http://www.londonfashionweek.co.uk/

Fashion Net: Your Guide to Fashion on the Web
http://www.fashion.net/

Personal Relationships

Personal Relationships
http://www.colorado.edu/conflict/peace/treatment/personal.htm

The International Network on Personal Relationships
http://www.inpr.org/internet.html

Family Relations
http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/n/x/nxd10/family3.htm