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"(G)astronome Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin tells us that 'stock to a cook is like voice to a singer.' Can you really justify taking away my voice? When I have vegetarians over for dinner, I'm already making a sacrifice by forgoing a real entree in favor of a meatless one. Fairness and common sense would argue that, in return, vegetarians shouldn't make a big deal about some small amount of a near-invisible (if crucial!) liquid. I've compromised my culinary integrity enough already — now it's your turn: Vegetarians and vegans, chicken stock does not count as meat."

— J. Bryan Lowder on explaining his views on cooking for vegetarian guests.


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