Quotes about food

Here’s a compilation of quotes that have been used on this blog. Enjoy 🙂

Chicken Makhani
A nickel will get you on the subway, but garlic will get you a seat.
~Old New York Proverb

Impromptu salad
Way down among Brazilians coffee beans grow by the billions, and they’ve got to find those extra cups to fill… They’ve got an awful lot of coffee in Brazil.
~Frank Sinatra

Tuna casserole
As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.
~Buddy Hackett

Roasted tomatoes
A number of rare or newly experienced foods have been claimed to be aphrodisiacs. At one time this quality was even ascribed to the tomato. Reflect on that when you are next preparing the family salad.
~Jane Grigson

GF Chocolate cake
There’s nothing better than a good friend, except a good friend with chocolate.
~Linda Grayson, The Pickwick Papers

Cucumber & black-eyed pea salad
Food is an important part of a balanced diet.
~Fran Lebowitz

Chocolate-raspberry tart
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch.
~James Beard

Stifado, a Greek stew
This is every cook’s opinion –
no savory dish without an onion,
but lest your kissing should be spoiled
your onions must be fully boiled.
~Jonathan Swift

The kitchen is a country in which there are always discoveries to be made.
~Grimod de la Reyniere

Cake balls
There are four basic food groups: milk chocolate, dark chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate truffles.

Pumpkin bread
Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie.
~Jim Davis

Balsamic Rib-Eye Steak w/ Blue Cheese
My favorite animal is steak.
~Fran Lebowitz

Waffles with Melba Sauce
Sleep ’til you’re hungry, eat ’til you’re sleepy.
~Author Unknown

Lillian’s Lavender Lemonade
We are living in a world today where lemonade is made from artificial flavors and furniture polish is made from real lemons.
~Alfred E. Newman

White Bean Dip
What garlic is to food, insanity is to art.

Roasted Vegetable Soup
The greatest delight of the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable. I am not alone and unacknowledged. They nod to me and I to them.
~Ralph Waldo Emerson

World Nutella Day
Seize the moment. Remember all those women on the Titanic who waved off the dessert cart.
~Erma Bombeck

Quinoa-Stuffed Bell Peppers
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all.
~Harriet Van Horne

Easy Breakfast Frittata
The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don’t want, drink what you don’t like, and do what you’d rather not.
~Mark Twain


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