"I feel a recipe is
only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation."
"When baking, follow directions. When cooking,
go by your own taste."
"Savory seasonings stimulate the appetite."
"I don't like gourmet cooking or "this" cooking or "that" cooking. I like good
"She bought the groceries, washed the lettuce, chopped the tomatoes, cucumbers,
carrots... diced the onions, cut the garlic, marinated the meat, set the table,
lighted some candles & cleaned everything up, but, he, made the dinner."
"Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can
get rid of him the entire weekend."
"Did you ever stop to taste a carrot? Not just eat it, but taste it?
You can't taste the beauty and energy of the earth in a Twinkie."
"We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors
and furniture polish is made from real lemons."
Alfred E. Newman
"Condensed milk is wonderful. I don't see how they can get a cow to sit
down on those little cans."