food

Bitch in a Box: Holiday Gift Guide, Foodies Edition

Bitch in a Box, Foodies Edition is here to help you holiday shop for all those people in our life who love making, eating, and taking photos of food. Read more »

BitchTapes: Who's Hungry? (Part III)

For Part III of Who's Hungry?, we're serving up a proper five-course feast. Get ready to dig in as we present some of the best food songs out there. Read more »

Bon Appetit! 100 Years of Julia Child

Today would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday. Though the legendary cook, author, and pop culture personality died in 2004, her delicious (feminist!) legacy lives on. Happy Birthday! Photo by Arnold Newman/Getty Images Read more »

Fertile Ground: Ecofeminism Needs Fighters

So what is an eco-minded feminist to do amidst this world of depressing destruction? All I can advise is this: Get out there. Educate yourself. Do something and know you did that something. Read more »

Douchebag Decree: Mario Batali Thinks "Skinny Actresses" Should Shut Up About His Food

Enter Mario Batali, the Crocs-wearing beponytailed celebrity chef best known for his shows on the Food Network and that time he drove around Spain with Gwyneth Paltrow. Recently... Read more »

Lady Business: You want food stamps to go with that advanced degree?

So, I thought the point of making the investment to get more education was to not rely on government assistance. I want to be careful about my tone, since I was a welfare recipient as a child. I don’t think we should stigmatize men or women who need assistance, but this is a frightening... Read more »

Fertile Ground: Five Films For the Ecofeminist in You

Within the last several years, some great eco-themed movies have swirled about in theaters and Netflix queues. Both scripted and documentary, these films have been effective at conscious-raising and spreading the word to take action to heal our wilting planet. They cover some of the bases of our... Read more »

Fertile Ground: Farming for Feminism

Blame it on Laura Ingalls Wilder: Deep down, I always wanted to be a pioneer.  I wasn’t raised on a farm, and when and if we did have a yard depending on where we moved, it was always pretty small.  I remember reading one of the Little House books, perched by my window, where Laura... Read more »

BitchTapes: Who's Hungry? (Parts I and II)

Happy Thanksgiving Leftovers Day! If you, like me, spent the morning deciding between pie and mashed potatoes for breakfast, you might need some songs about food to provide a soundtrack to your day. Here are two past BitchTapes, republished with your gustatory needs in mind. Betcha can't eat... Read more »

Isn't He Lovely: The Sexist, Racist, Male Invention of Dieting

In the U.S., food marketing and consumption is highly gendered. In the funny pages, Cathy gobbles down chocolate and Dagwood constructs towering, meaty sandwiches. On the Internet, the Women Laughing Alone With Salad is an... Read more »

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