Friday, September 28, 2012

Food for thought

Some favorite foodie quotes (i.e., words I live by) -- merely an excerpt, as there are so many good ones out there:

“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn't hurt.” ― Charles M. Schulz

“If more of us valued food and cheer above hoarded gold, it would be a much merrier world.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

“One cannot think well, love well, sleep well, if one has not dined well.” ― Virginia Woolf, A Room of One's Own

“There is no love sincerer than the love of food.” ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman

“Cooking is like love; it should be entered into with abandon or not at all.” ― Julia Child

“The best way to execute French cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon appétit.” ― Julia Child

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” ― Hippocrates

“Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt.” ― Judith Olney

“Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.” ― William Shakespeare

“The preparation of good food is merely another expression of art, one of the joys of civilized living…” ― Dione Lucas

“New Orleans food is as delicious as the less criminal forms of sin.” ― Mark Twain

“Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love.” ― Craig Claiborne

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