Alerted about an article on Slate that runs counter to my own convictions, I was inclined to regard it as misguided, inelegant and leave it at that. But I couldn’t stop thinking about it. The home cooked dinner is “expensive and time-consuming and often done for a bunch of ingrates who would rather just be eating fast food,” the journalist Amanda Marcotte concludes, using a study by three NC State University sociologists as her springboard, a study that argues something even more ridiculous: “The idea that home cooking is inherently ideal reflects an elite foodie standpoint.” What I couldn’t stop thinking about was the author’s conviction that home-cooked meals shared by the family is a romantic notion, not to mention harmful to those who Read On »
Posts Tagged: Mark Bittman
Great ideas for making gnocchi from Mark Bittman and Mario Batali, via New York Times.
Mark Bittman shares his recipe for shortbread cookies, which are a true classic, via NYT.
Excellent nytimes op-ed piece by Mark Bittman, who shares many reasons to be grateful, “signs of hope” in the food movement.
Adjust the US diet and save billions of dollars in healthcare. Should we tax unhealthy food? via NYT.