On Tuesday, our own Mayukh Sen wrote about the pale pink color that’s stubbornly managed to stay in our cultural imagination (and made its way to our clothes and dishes). What is it about this hue that is so attractive? Is it how it manages to be neutral yet full of character? Is “millennial pink,” as it is commonly referred to as, really generational, or is pink finally getting the respect and attention it deserves, after so many years of being condescendingly dismissed as “girly”? It’s the color that’s launching a hundred think pieces.
Well, we’re here to provide you with the eat piece. I apologize in advance to Heather Schwedel who (rightly) argued in Slate‘s XX Factor that not every shade of light pink is millennial pink. But when it comes to food this delectable, a few variations of shade can’t stop us. Here’s a zeitgeist-y idea: Throw a pale pink–themed dinner party or potluck—pinkluck? no?—and make these things.
Have any recipe ideas for pale pink food? Share them in the comments!