10 Jun '11, 8pm

The Man of the Stove: How Manly is Everyday Cooking?: I have a friend who takes on the task of cooking in his ho...

The Man of the Stove: How Manly is Everyday Cooking?: I have a friend who takes on the task of cooking in his ho...

I have a friend who takes on the task of cooking in his home that he shares with his wife, with a level of chauvinism not seen since the early 1960s. He himself is a bit of an idiosyncratic character to say the least, but he holds fast to the belief that his wife, or any other woman for that matter, has no place in (his) kitchen. Many of their friends find his insistence on being the designated cook to be something refreshing, if not remarkable, while others see it as an exclusionary tactic to demarcate the male terrain from the female terrain. For me, also a dedicated male home-chef for my family, I find his enthusiasm a little off putting, not to mention exclusionary, but can’t overlook the growing trend of man chefs working the domestic stove. While there are no shortage of male rock star celebrity chefs out there mugging for the camera on various food shows, or just in...

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