Only 43 women of the 262 Best New Chefs published in Food & Wine -- or less than 16 percent -- have made the list since it was launched in 1988. No women were chosen in 2003. One woman was selected from 2004 to 2007 and from 2009 to 2011. Two women were named in 2008, 2012 and 2014.
But there is hope for female professional chefs out there yet.
Quick update, for those still interested in Amy's Baking Company: It's evidently still terrifying. Because now knives are being used outside the kitchen, and we're left wondering what could have made Amy and Samy Bouzaglo snap.
Yes, Paula Deen has a long and storied history of allowing less-than-perfectly-articulated thoughts to tumble out of her butter-hole and, on the heels of her most recent gaffe, we can’t help but to share them with you.
From claiming that God sent her messages to go public with her diabetes diagnosis through a pharmaceutical company, to disregarding the sacred word of Oprah, to mind-numbingly contrary statements about her best-frenemy-with-benefits: butter, here are nine other comically idiotic Paula Deenisms: