The Instant Pot Understands the History of Women’s Labor in the Kitchen

The history of domestic cooking is littered with useless gadgets that were supposed to make home cooks’ lives easier, and failed. The Instant Pot is a rare exception.

Author: Bee Wilson
Source: Bustle
Published: Oct 29, 2019
Length: 19 minutes (4,794 words)

Good Enough to Eat? The Toxic Truth About Modern Food

“It makes no sense to presume that there has been a sudden collapse in willpower across all ages and ethnic groups since the 1960s.” What has changed? Food processing — and food marketing.

Author: Bee Wilson
Source: The Guardian
Published: Mar 19, 2019
Length: 16 minutes (4,065 words)

Why We Fell for Clean Eating

On the rise of orthorexia — “an obsession with consuming only foods that are pure and perfect” — and the burgeoning industry that feeds it.

Author: Bee Wilson
Source: The Guardian
Published: Aug 11, 2017
Length: 23 minutes (5,947 words)