We’re entering a new season here at the Feminist Kitchen. It’s been almost four years since I started this blog as an outlet for ideas that didn’t have any other […]
This post about community cookbooks is in part inspired by the UT Food Lab’s Women & Food Symposium on Saturday at Gearing Hall at UT. It’s a free event from […]
Nothing says “comforting weeknight meal” like free dinner at a strip club.
This is a real drink at a real restaurant in Austin. I ran into the chef at the store not long after I discovered it and mentioned that I wasn’t […]
I just finished the 76th and final episode of “Friday Night Lights.” I was late to the FNL game, even though I’d heard people rave about the soundtrack, because I […]
Oh, buddy. I can’t tell you how excited I am to share here that next month, UT’s Food Lab is hosting a Women & Food Symposium that will feature Laura […]
Two videos to get you thinking about body image this week. The first is Lily Allen’s latest video for her super catchy single “Hard Out Here,” which came out weeks […]
An absolutely incredible performance that captures the sick inner dialogue that so many women carry on in their heads about what we should and shouldn’t eat and how that shapes […]
Was Sylvia Plath a feminist in the kitchen? What did her poems about domesticity mean to women who were about to revolutionize the world through the women’s liberation movement? What […]
From this story from Sunday’s Parade magazine about one of my favorite writers/comedians: She’s not likely to put her sleek state-of-the-art kitchen to frequent use anytime soon. “If you’re in […]
Already figured out how to talk to your sons about Robin Thicke? Good. Now watch this hilariously spot-on “Blurred Lines” parody with a message that, despite the whipped cream, is […]
I’m just in awe of Diana Nyad today. She completed a two-day, 110-mile swim from Havana, Cuba, to Key West, Florida, a distance she has been trying to conquer since […]
It’s back-to-school time at the Feminist Kitchen! I’ve been compiling a syllabus of sorts for the next year of the Feminist Kitchen book club + film series. As the name […]
From the NYT: Spanish food author Penelope Casas dies at 70. “People thought of Spanish cuisine as spicy, full of rice dishes,” her daughter said. “They had no real sense […]
I’m doing a little housecleaning around the Feminist Kitchen, including digging up all the random links I have gathered in recent months but never posted. One of the many #diamondintheink […]
Saturday’s “Fried Green Tomatoes” book club got me thinking about the Whistle Stop Cafe, the restaurant that Idgie and Ruth run in the book that plays an even bigger role […]
From LV Anderson, who earlier this week called out the Associated Press for its tragically sexist lead on an inherently tragic story, is back with this post on Slate about […]
Don’t let the sweet little teapot fool you, this cute-but-sexually explicit clip isn’t suitable for kids or cubicle mates.
'Get back to the kitchen' is rather redundant as a comeback. I write all my feminist polemic in my kitchen. Also, it's where the knives are. — Laurie Penny (@PennyRed) […]
From a recent NYT book review.