[Sca-cooks] Eaties

Susan Fox selene at earthlink.net
Fri Dec 30 16:57:42 PST 2011


Maybe it is a matter of Gourmet vs. Gourmand.  :-/

Bon Appetit and Happy New Year,
Selene

On 12/30/11 2:55 PM, Johnna Holloway wrote:
> Came across this tonight in one of those end of the year lists.
>
> I guess Eater Nation found it in the New York Post.
> http://www.nypost.com/p/entertainment/tv/cooked_goose_QBew5xUdlSu1jGgorQrFZI?CMP=OTC-rss&FEEDNAME= 
>
> "TV food person/neologist Rachael Ray has coined a new term: "Eaties," 
> which she defines as people who "eat a lot." Quote Ray, referring to 
> Cheech Marin and Lou Diamond Phillips, both contestants on her 
> absolutely stellar-looking upcoming show, Rachael vs. Guy: Celebrity 
> Cook-Off:
>
> "Going in, I knew that Cheech and LDP were good cooks, but a lot of 
> them just wanted to become better at working with food and consider 
> themselves foodies because they are eaties, they eat a lot."
> So it seems safe to assume that someone like Homer Simpson would be an 
> eatie. Also, it's a separate term from "foodie": one can be a foodie 
> and an eatie, or one and not the other."
>
> Ok, so if we eat medieval foods, does that make us medieval eaties too?
>
> Johnnae



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