What does cookery mean? It means the knowledge of Medea and of Circe, and of Calypso, and Sheba. It means knowledge of all herbs, and fruits, and balms and spices… It means the economy of your great-grandmother and the science of modern chemistry, and French art, and Arabian hospitality. It means, in fine, that you are to see imperatively that everyone has something nice to eat.
You may feel that you have eaten too much…But this pastry is like feathers – it is like snow. It is in fact good for you, a digestive!
~M. F. K. Fisher
Always serve too much hot fudge sauce on hot fudge sundaes. It makes people overjoyed, and puts them in your debt.
I have made a lot of mistakes falling in love, and regretted most of them, but never the potatoes that went with them.
If the melting pot exists, the cheeseburger may well be its most palpable product; to take a bite of it is to take a bite of history…