Welcome to Sunday Morning Coffee! Wishing a Happy Hanukkah to all my friends, family, and readers who celebrate it. You’re all making me crave latkes. So I guess we had more celebrity chef sexual misconduct news this week, huh? I’m truly horrified at the stories I’m reading, but glad this dam is breaking wide open. Allison Robicelli’s Twitter. That is all.
Alright, let’s get to it, shall we?
The Long, Lucrative Right-Wing Grift is Blowing Up in the World’s Face — If you only read one article from this post, read this one.
Relieved to read that Trump Will Have a Hard Time Stopping the Russia Investigation – Even If He Fires Mueller — I must admit, this Russia stuff keeps me up at night sometimes. At this point, I choose to have faith that Mueller, a whip smart attorney who knows how stuff works, has a contingency plan in place should he be fired. Hopefully he’ll make Trump and Company play whack-a-mole with this investigation. Because we all know, nobody has EVER won that game.
Dear Male Chefs: Talk Less — Speaking about celebrity chef sexual harassment take-downs, and what’s next for food media.
6 Ways We (Accidentally) Teach Our Kids Rape Culture — A good reminder for us all – not just parents, but grandparents, aunts, uncles, teachers, and coaches need to be ever-vigilant to ensure we are doing better and changing the tide.
Why Do So Many Celebrities Ignore Science? — A few interesting theories about the “why” here. On a personal note, celebrities with large platforms and megaphones trumpeting anti-science that can seriously harm people, waste their money, and just plain make us all dumber is one of my biggest pet peeves.
Woman Has Reasonable Reaction to Not Getting Enough Sriracha — I stand with this woman.
The Best and Worst Reindeer Officially Ranked by Santa — I found this a few years ago from a friend on Facebook and I must read it approximately twenty-two times every Christmas season now. I collapse into a heap of laughter every time.
Okonomi-Latke Recipe — For my latke craving. This sounds so interesting and delicious – a Japanese spin on latkes. I’ll try it!
Gravlax with Mustard Sauce — I’ve been craving gravlax for weeks now, I may have to break down and make some this week.
Pumpkin-Cinnamon Twist Bread — So I made this recipe a couple weeks ago, and the directions are foolproof and it turns out so perfect and beautiful I almost shed a tear. People oohed and aahed and it tasted amazing too. Definitely recommend you try your hand at it.
Until we meet again,