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Mollie Katzen

Don’t be a junk food vegetarian

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The last time I ate meat (intentionally—like most vegetarians I’ve had a few accidental meat ingestions) was a ballpark hot dog in the summer of 2002 at Fenway Park in Boston. We were there on vacation and after the baseball game, we drove out to Cape Cod for the rest of our stay. I distinctly remember stopping at Burger King (the one right after you leave “mainland” behind and the prices double) for dinner that night and staring at the menu, saying to my husband, “Okay, we’re vegetarians now. What do we eat?” Our decision to go meatless wasn’t a health or environment-related choice, at least not directly. And back then nobody was talking much about carbon footprints or environmental…

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