“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
― Laurie Colwin
“Popcorn for breakfast! Why not? It’s a grain. It’s like, like, grits, but with high self-esteem.”
― James Patterson, The Angel Experiment
Our minds are like our stomachs; they are whetted by the change of their food, and variety supplies both with fresh appetite.
“Sharing food with another human being is an intimate act that should not be indulged in lightly.”
― M.F.K. Fisher
“What I say is that, if a man really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.”
― A.A. Milne
It’s amazing how pervasive food is. Every second commercial is for food. Every second TV episode takes place around a meal. In the city, you can’t go ten feet without seeing or smelling a restaurant. There are 20 foot high hamburgers up on billboards. I am acutely aware of food, and its omnipresence is astounding. -Adam Scott, The Monkey Chow Diaries
“Every now and then, I’ll run into someone who claims not to like chocolate, and while we live in a country where everyone has the right to eat what they want, I want to say for the record that I don’t trust these people, that I think something is wrong with them, and that they’re probably – and this must be said – total duds in bed.”
― Steve Almond, Candyfreak: A Journey through the Chocolate Underbelly of America
“Food can become such a point of anxiety – not because it’s food, but just because you have anxiety. That’s how eating disorders develop.”
Eating should always be a good experience.
“Part of the secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.”
― Mark Twain