Even Paula Deen, with her disturbing use of language, which she has addressed (more candidly than most) in her memoir and her recent online videos, is entitled to her day in court, and perhaps more importantly, in the court of public opinion.
by Chris Drakeford "If it ends with an 'a' it's 'a'-ok" explained Todd, after seeing my face cringe when he referred to his white friend as "my n...
Measuring racism is not always a clear dichotomy. Not every attitude or word spoken is either clearly "racist" or "not-racist," to put this another way. There is a spectrum. The good news is that the spectrum shifts over time. What was once considered acceptable becomes taboo. Attitudes shift, even if it takes generations.
Even if you don't use racial slurs and don't have a prejudiced bone in your body, speaking about race is not easy. It's time we did more to improve everyone's racial literacy.
Paula Deen, the celeb Southern belle chef, has built an empire on her Southern style persona. The beautiful, platinum coiffed, blue-eyed lady took her...
When I was younger and a great deal more green behind the ears, a very successful and wise gentleman offered me this bit of advice. He said, "When the going gets tough, the tough get going!"
Look, some may be piling on, as they probably resent that this friendly woman of dubious intellect and over-the-top cooking skills has conned her way into fame and fortune. But those who defend her racial slurs because "everyone does it" are dead wrong.
Paula's legal team flunked Risk Management 101. When they allowed Paula to give her deposition, they had to realize that the testimony would not be limited to her recipe for peanut butter pie.
In a press release yesterday, Fox News confirmed that they will be introducing a new plantation-themed morning show hosted by former Food Network star, NAACP award recipient and plantation enthusiast Paula Deen.
Sandestin Wine Festival was the backdrop for restaurateur and personality extraordinaire Paula Deen to bring her sense and sensibility along with a heaping portion of southern charm to an event that has been tenderly called the "Kentucky Derby of Wine Festivals."
This week, families all over the world are getting together to share a meal in celebration of Passover and Easter. For many, including the Deen family, it's a bonding experience. But in some places, this simple act of cooking a meal for your family can be deadly.
How's this for a delicious recipe: Take equal parts of Dolly Parton and Paula Deen, then stir in a dash of Sandra Lee, a smidgen of Reba McEntire and ...
The Food Network can go kiss my grits. I find myself watching the channel all the time, tuning into the numerous cooking shows and their celebrity chefs with catchy monikers. I sit transfixed with feelings of inadequacy.
Something sweet and spicy for you to sink your teeth into? I think it's time for some fragrant pumpkin bars -- the dessert that smells almost as heavenly as it tastes.
Adding buckets of butter to every recipe isn't exactly a straight shot to healthy living.
I subscribed, in the hopes that maybe Paula Deen would provide some insight into why the food world has become so divisive.