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Is Cabbage the Turkey of the Vegetable World?

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Is Cabbage the Turkey of the Vegetable World?

I am married to an aspiring vegetarian, which can be trying on Thanksgiving. On this holiday in particular, vegetarians around the country find themselves on the fringes of a family debate over rituals of preparation: spatchcocked, smoked, or the big cheat—draped in bacon. Every year, my husband wrangles me into his own fraught personal debate over whether or not the turkey actually warrants a lapse in his otherwise highly principled eating. Predictably, he caves, slides a few noncommittal slices onto his plate, and spends the rest of the night lamenting the turkey’s unwarranted spot as the centerpiece of the table. ...

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