The Second Sex
This 1949 book by French existentialist Simone DeBeavoir is not only regarded as the starting point of second-wave feminism, but it makes for an awesome flavor on your man’s barbecue. The book burns hot and slow, creating a medium to heavy flavor that’s perfect for lamb and beef.
Audre Lorde’s collection of essays about the importance of empowering minority women and the necessity of explicating the concept of difference is a must-have for any guy serious about bbq. It lends itself to a mild, sweet flavor and is great for poultry and game birds. He’s gonna love it!
This modern classic of feminist philosophy about society’s need for a female image of the Divine burns great on a grill. It’s especially helpful for days when there’s a lot of moisture in the air and he might otherwise have trouble getting a solid burn going.
The Vagina Monologues
While technically a play, this unapologetic feminist masterpiece about reclaiming the female sex organ is perfect for creating a savory, smokey flavor that is especially good for briskets and pork shoulders. Pair with works by Gloria Steinem for a more mesquite taste.
Their Eyes Were Watching God
Fiction makes great kindling, and this novel about one woman’s quest to self-fulfillment is no exception. Have your guy use with wood chunks from a hard wood, like oak or hickory, and he’ll be cookin’ in no time!