I'm not much of a foodie, but I do love graphic memoirs, so I was happy to receive Knisley's book from my homie C-Dog as a solstice (or whatever) gift. I found myself envying how Knisley's love of food and cooking shored up her relationships with parents and friends. As you may know, I also have a soft spot for anything period related, so I loved this passage:
A woman's body craved protein and iron.
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I grew into my mother's cravings - the demands of my inherited body chemistry.
< copyrighted image where Lucy says, "Once a month I need spinach." and "Like a were-rabbit." >