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Posted by Quirk Books Staff

Best Fictional Burgers Ranked

Burgers are one of life’s simple pleasures. Whether you cook yours with meat, or veggies, we can all agree that a good burger is hard to beat. We bet you enjoyed a burger over your Labor Day weekend, and since summer has come to an unofficial close, we decided to rank the BEST fictional burgers of all time!

Posted by Sandra Woolf

Fictional Characters’ Favorite Junk Foods

It’s summer, the season of junk food: funnel cakes, ice cream, French fries, etc. Which is ironic, especially if you worked so hard all year for the unattainable bikini season. Do you think your favorite fictional characters thought twice about their favorite junk food interfering with beach body season? Probably not. While we're beating the summer heat, we imagined what their favorite junk foods might be.

Posted by Jill Effron

Book and Grilled Cheese Pairings

Okay, gentle readers, before we go any further, we’re going to need to discuss how to properly make a grilled cheese sandwich.

“But,” you say, “I thought we were going to talk about books and grilled cheese.”

And we will. But it is a truth universally acknowledged that bad grilled cheese ruins lives.

Okay, maybe not lives. But also maybe lives.

Anyway. We’re going to talk about how to make good grilled cheese, and then how to pair good grilled cheese with books, and your lives are going to be better for it. I think we can all agree this is true.

So first off. A grilled cheese sandwich. Easy, right? Well, yes, but also, easy to screw up. People want to rush the process, or overstuff their sandwich, and it just ends in a pile of burnt bread and sadness. You don’t want that.

Posted by Lauren Thoman

Characters Who Are Vegetarians

[Photo by Chantal Garnier on Unsplash]

Bring on the black bean burgers and avocado toast! Today we’re participating in a little Tofu Tuesday and talking about our favorite vegetarian characters in contemporary literature. So, grab some roasted almonds, whip up your favorite grilled cheese, and cozy up to the characters who dream of dill.

And don't forget to pick up a copy of Stuff Every Vegetarian Should Know, available online and in bookstores today!

Posted by Danielle Mohlman

Happy International Bacon Day from a Bacon Enthusiast

Photo by Antonio Barroro on Unsplash

September 2 is International Bacon Day. As Quirk's resident bacon enthusiast, I thought I’d share some of my favorite pieces of bacon stuff from around the Web.


Shaky Bacon Necklace

I am a big fan of The World of Mr. Toast. They have fun animations, comics, artwork and products. Unsurprisingly, my favorite character is Shaky Bacon. And, Shaky Bacon has his own line of products including a great necklace to wear your pork pride proudly.


The Breakfast Club Throw Pillow 

This playful re-imagination of The Breakfast Club movie poster with actual breakfast foods is amazing. In the simplest of terms, each one of us is an orange, and an egg, and a piece of toast, a slice of bacon and a cup of coffee. Sincerely yours, the Breakfast Club.


Bacon Explosion

This legendary recipe exploded onto the Internet in 2008 via the BBQ Addicts web site. And, that summer, I prepared this piece of pork perfection for a guys' weekend. While the above photo displays my results, it cannot completely convey the experience of eating it. Make it. Share it with friends. Trust me.

Bacon Awesome: My son created this recipe. When he was 5 years old. And, he named it. It’s a simple concoction that blends sweet and salty flavors. 1 part crispy bacon. 1 part Frosted Flakes. Mix together. Eat in a bowl as breakfast. Or, serve it in a large bowl at a party. No need to thank me.


Hit me up on Twitter (@BaconTheBooks) and let me know how you are celebrating International Bacon Day. In the meantime, enjoy this bacon-friendly video.

Posted by Brett Cohen