New CookBookSlut

New CookBookSlut

New CookBook Slut article is up. I get a little ranty this month about food politics. “The Revolution Is Here”

One of the questions that has come up over and over both on my blog, on other food blogs, and when talking to people who aren’t into cooking or food is, why even bother? Why do we cook in the first place, when there are whole supermarkets devoted to replacing home-cooked meals with meals-in-a-box, or in-a-frozen-bag, or even precooked pot roasts direct from the bowels of Swift and Armour right to your supermarket meat case? Why bother when clearly all these big corporations are ready to step in and save us the time and mess and even claim to save us money? Who are we, mere home cooks, to rival the experts like Emeril and Wolfgang and now even Mario, whose happy faces beam out at us from all those packages that they lovingly prepared in their very own factories? read more here

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