Recipes and Art History: Favorite Recipes from the Artsology Kitchen

Introducting our collection of favorite receipes, each of which is paired with a work of art. Gain appreciation of art history while making (and eating) great food!


We know that 6 receipes is almost nothing ... but we're just getting started with this endeavor. Check back as we will be adding many more in the near future!

Dinner entrees:

Seafood Blend Improv Recipe, featuring art by Jacob Matham.

Parmesan-crusted Pork Chops Recipe, featuring art by Thomas Rowlandson.

Chicken and Wild Rice Recipe, featuring art by Katsushika Hokusai.

Greek Tzatziki Recipe, featuring an ancient Greek terracotta serving dish believed to have been used for serving food.

Brownies Recipe, featuring a chocolate jar (circa 1700) from Puebla, Mexico.

Pride of Iowa Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe, featuring Iowa farm imagery from a trading card from the late 1880s.

Lilly Martin Spencer: Young Husband: First Marketing

Make a shopping list and go to market, just like this guy ... and get ready to enjoy some delicious meals while seeing interesting works of art.

Pictured above: Lilly Martin Spencer, "Young Husband: First Marketing," 1854.

Image courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Open Access Program.




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