We are indeed much more than what we eat, but what we eat can nevertheless help us to be much more than what we are.
One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.
Toots Shore’s restaurant is so crowded nobody goes there anymore.
Food without wine is a corpse; wine without food is a ghost; united and well mitched they are as body and soul, living partners.
I went into a McDonald’s yesterday and said, ‘I’d like some fries.’ The girl at the counter said, ‘Would you like some fries with that?
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne
Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.
M. F. K. Fisher
Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter and in wine.
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
It’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it.
Heart disease has changed my eating habits, but I still cook bacon for the smell.
So hungry I could eat a horse.
I don’t even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
God sends meat, and the Devil sends cooks.
Food, one assumes, provides nourishment; but Americans eat it fully aware that small amounts of poison have been added to improve its appearance and delay its putrefaction.
Always start out with a larger pot than what you think you need.
If you’re happy, you eat. If you’re sad, you eat. You lose a job, you eat. You get a job, you eat. It’s, you know, it’s addiction.
If people take the trouble to cook, you should take the trouble to eat.
Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.
Dieting: A system of starving yourself to death so you can live a little longer.
So long as you have food in your mouth, you have solved all questions for the time being.
I cook with wine. Sometimes I even add it to the food.
If you live on donuts, rest assured you will not do well.
I got food poisoning today. I don’t know when I’ll use it
Hunger: One of the few cravings that cannot be appeased with another solution.
Irwin Van Grove
Empty wine bottles have a bad opinion of women.
When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.
Nothing helps scenery like bacon and eggs.
Health food makes me sick.
How can you eat anything with eyes?
It was a brave man that ate the first oyster.
Practice safe eating – always use condiments.
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.
I do not like broccoli. And I haven’t liked it since I was a little kid and my mother made me eat it. I am President of the United States, and I’m not going to eat any more broccoli.
No soldier can fight properly unless he is properly fed on beef and beer.
Duke of Marlborough
If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.
J. R. R. Tolkien
I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation.
I like my coffee like I like my women. In a plastic cup.
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink.
Epicurus, ancient Greek philosopher