Category Archives: Cooking & Foodways

Salads should be pink, burgers should be blue: Gendered food in today’s society

Cars have been gendered.  (Volkswagen Beetle.)  Toys have been gendered.  (Tonka trucks.)  Toiletries have been gendered.  (Dove.)  Food has been gendered?  I noticed this trend one evening while flipping through one of my fashion magazines.  I was then drawn to … Continue reading

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The History of Men, Women, and Beer

I recently ran across an article from the New Zealand Herold reporting that a woman, Rachel Beer (yes, that’s her real name), was barred from a beer brewing competition in Queenstown, New Zealand.  Here is a link to the article:  … Continue reading

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