Books about Hamburgers (...By a Tempted Vegetarian)
a book list by Leah Smith, librarian and avid reader
shelved under Cookbooks & Food Memoirs
I have been a vegetarian for years and I seldom miss eating meat. However, there are two occasions when I question my decision. The smell of bacon cooking gives me reason to pause and think, “what was I thinking? Pork is good. It smells amazing!”
The other food item that makes me a bit heady doesn’t really grab me by its aroma... no, this attraction is all about how its look. Of course, I'm talking about hamburgers, cheeseburgers, burgers, burgers, burgers! If I see someone chomping down on a Big Mac, I look at it longingly — like a bear that’s just come out of hibernation would look at a jumping salmon.
Here are some of my favorite books about a food that tempts me to become a carnivore:
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About Leah Smith
Leah lives near Washington D.C. and is an obsessive list maker. She loves lists so much that she creates topical bibliographies -- for fun. She also collects volvelles, nutcrackers, unusual names and map hankies. She talks about books and many other things on her blog, Fig Newtons and Scotch.
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