Friday, December 11, 2020

When Cooking Got Political

First, let's see a program of when Bon Appetit's cooking show was non-political and fun. In this episode some top chefs show how to jazz up the basic mix for baking brownies:

Fun, right? But danger was lurking.

Ellie Bufkin at The Federalist looks at how left-wing politicization killed the once-popular Bon Appetit cooking show. An excerpt:

Like many other companies, Bon Appetit felt compelled to declare “solidarity” with the rapidly emerging Black Lives Matter movement, publishing, “Here at BA, we’re often talking about recipes, cooking techniques, and emerging restaurants … but we also understand that food is inherently political.”

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