Recognizing my omnivore’s/gluten-tolerant privilege

To my knowledge, neither the Food Network nor the Cooking Channel have dedicated programming for:

  • people with celiac
  • vegetarians
  • vegans
  • raw foodists who are the worst, but still

not to mention that the Food Network never talks about food politics. They seem like such glaring omissions. 

About J.

A former twentysomething with a head full of curls and heart full of questions wondering: when we get to nirvana, will there be food?
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4 Responses to Recognizing my omnivore’s/gluten-tolerant privilege

  1. Natalie says:

    As far as the politics, it’s due in very large part I’m sure to the sponsors.

    • J. says:

      Yeah, I bet. It’s sad, because they really have an opportunity to educate people. Alas I’ll just have to come up with something and pitch it to Oprah 😉

  2. I hope you don’t mind someone tossing in their $0.02 nearly a year after the fact: the PBS show “Christina Cooks”, starring the vegan macrobiotic chef Christina Pirello, might be of interest to some folks out there.

    • J. says:

      The irony of this post is that I have since realized that I am not gluten-tolerant. Thanks for the comment though!

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