Watching What We Eat
"Watching What We Eat: The Evolution of Television Cooking Shows" illuminates how cooking shows have both reflected and shaped significant changes in American culture and will explore why it is that just about everybody still finds them irresistible.
More than just a how-to or an amusement, cooking shows are also a unique social barometer.>
the evolution of television cooking shows
Middle period (1963-1992). Julia Child and revolution in the kitchen ; The Me-decade and the Galloping Gourmet ; Cultural capital and the Frugal Gourmet
Modern period (1993-present). A network of its own ; Good television ; "Democratainment" : gender, class, and the Rachel-Martha continuum ; Evolution : how did we get here and what's on next?
From the critics
What do TV cooking shows teach us? In her illustrated talk, "TV Takeaway," on January 9, Kathleen Collins explores the history of the genre starting in the 1940s including the parade of hosts and the lessons they brought to viewers - both explicit in their actions and recipes and implic... Read More »
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