I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.
Ham and eggs – A day’s work for a chicken; A lifetime commitment for a pig.
I don’t like gourmet cooking or “this” cooking or “that” cooking. I like good cooking.
The first law of dietetics seems to be: if it tastes good, it’s bad for you.
Many aspects of my method are based on my feeling and experience. For instance, I always give my bird a generous butter massage before I put it in the oven. Why? Because I think the chicken likes it—and, more important, I like to give it.
Health food may be good for the conscience but Oreos taste a hell of a lot better.
If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.