Eat like a Nobel winner

1955 cookbook offers tastes of Los Alamos National Laboratory’s culinary past

April 3, 2023

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What's Cooking, 1955 National Security Research Center

Former Los Alamos National Laboratory Director Harold Agnew’s barbecue sauce. Applesauce meatballs from the wife of Nobel laureate Frederick Reines. Two different recipes for chopped liver and dozens more for soups, salads, meats, breads, desserts, drinks — plus a big taste of the past.

The “What’s Cooking” cookbook was published in Los Alamos in 1955 and recently discovered in a used bookstore in Santa Fe by Lab physicist Roseanne Cheng.

Read the full article by the National Security Research Center.