Cooking Quotes

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Cooking is like love.
It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
Harriet Van Horne

Kissing don't last: cookery do.
George Meredith

If cooking becomes an art form rather than a
means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
Tom Jaine

When one has tasted watermelon he knows what the angels eat.
Mark Twain

To safeguard oneís health at the cost of
too strict a diet is a tiresome illness indeed.
La Rochefoucauld

There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a
beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
Thomas Wolfe

The average Americanís simplest and commonest form of breakfast consists of coffee and beefsteak.
Mark Twain

Savory seasonings stimulate the appetite.
Latin Proverb

Good cooking takes time.
If you are made to wait, it is to serve you better.
Author Unknown

Man is what he eats.
German Proverb



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To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatistó the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with oneís vinegar.
Oscar Wilde

The most indispensable ingredient of all good home cooking: love, for those you are cooking for.
Sophia Loren

íTis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers. William Shakespeare

A crust eaten in peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety. Aesop

A good meal makes a man feel more charitable toward the world than any sermon. Arthur Pendenys

Life is a banquet, and most poor suckers are starving. Rosalind Russell

Without rice, even the cleverest housewife cannot cook. Chinese Proverb

The discovery of a new dish does more for the happiness of mankind than the discovery of a star. Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Men like to barbecue. Men will cook if danger is involved. Rita Rudner

What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. Nora Ephron

Too many cooks may spoil the broth, but it only takes one to burn it. Madeleine Bingham

A hungry stomach seldoms scorns plain food. Horace

Non-cooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet. Julia Child

I feel a recipe is only a theme, which an intelligent cook can play each time with a variation. Madam Benoit

Never eat more than you can lift. Miss Piggy

Even were a cook to cook a fly, he would keep the breast for himself. Polish Proverb

One cannot refuse to eat just because there is a chance of being choked. Chinese Proverb

Cookery is become an art, a noble science; cooks are gentlemen.
Robert Burton

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