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Food is your body's fuel. Without fuel, your body wants to shut down.
You learn to cook so that you don't have to be a slave to recipes. You get what's in season and you know what to do with it.
Wine and cheese are ageless companions, like aspirin and aches, or June and moon, or good people and noble ventures.
M. F. K. Fisher
Instead of going out to dinner, buy good food. Cooking at home shows such affection. In a bad economy, it's more important to make yourself feel good.
Baking cookies is comforting, and cookies are the sweetest little bit of comfort food. They are very bite-sized and personal.
A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.
Okra is the closest thing to nylon I've ever eaten. It's like they bred cotton with a green bean. Okra, tastes like snot. The more you cook it, the more it turns into string.
Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food and water.
W. C. Fields
I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
In France, cooking is a serious art form and a national sport.
Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you who you are.
Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
Every meal should end with something sweet. Maybe it's jelly on toast at breakfast, or a small piece of chocolate at dinner - but it always helps my brain bring a close to the meal.
I always think if you have to cook once, it should feed you twice. If you're going to make a big chicken and vegetable soup for lunch on Monday, you stick it in the refrigerator and it's also for Wednesday's dinner.
One should eat to live, not live to eat.
I could talk food all day. I love good food.
A woman should never be seen eating or drinking, unless it be lobster salad and Champagne, the only true feminine and becoming viands.
If God did not intend for us to eat animals, then why did he make them out of meat?
It's difficult to think anything but pleasant thoughts while eating a homegrown tomato.
He was a bold man that first ate an oyster.
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
I love food and I love everything involved with food. I love the fun of it. I love restaurants. I love cooking, although I don't cook very much. I love kitchens.
Animals that we eat are raised for food in the most economical way possible, and the serious food producers do it in the most humane way possible. I think anyone who is a carnivore needs to understand that meat does not originally come in these neat little packages.
I don't like food that's too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.
Fettucini alfredo is macaroni and cheese for adults.
Man seeks to change the foods available in nature to suit his tastes, thereby putting an end to the very essence of life contained in them.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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