19 Jun '11, 1pm
A Vegan Burger to Love
Veggie burgers are curious critters. Why would I want to eat something (a veggie burger) that is filling in for something that I don’t want to eat (a beef burger)? For me at least, vegetarian proximities of meat dishes seem a bit weird–it’s an emotional issue, I confess, but it is what it is. But then I had a brainstorm, a detour of sorts around my little veggie burger food neurosis. Don’t think of it as a veggie burger , consider it a bean cake or a seed slab or a vegetable round. I know it’s just a matter of linguistics, but sometimes that’s all it takes. Anyway. With my new found loophole for veggie burgers I have been looking at store-bought options and trying out different recipes. I am sure there are delicious brands to buy, but many of them have superfluous ingredients and seem pretty processed. (If you have a favorite store-bought brand, please share in the comment...