of food, novelists and philosophers occasionally do just that.
While I Was Gone
By Sue Miller(1999)
Thanskgiving dinner can be a trying time for vegetarians. Especially if they, like pubescent Sadie here, have a cheerfully malevolent older sister like Cass.
"Sadie had decided she was a vegetarian, on moral grounds.
No turkey for her, thank you - just stuffing and potatoes. These she doused
liberally with gravy. After Sadie had almost cleared her plate, Cass leaned
over and asked, 'Know what gravy is made of, dummy?'
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