Vegetables are a must on a diet. I suggest carrot cake, zucchini bread, and pumpkin pie. —Jim Davis
No man in the world has more courage than the man who can stop after eating one peanut. —Channing Pollock
Red meat is not bad for you. Now blue-green meat, that’s bad for you! —Tommy Smothers
As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists. —Joan Gussow
Food for thought is no substitute for the real thing. —Walt Kelly
Cheese – milk’s leap toward immortality. —Clifton Fadiman
A recipe has no soul. You, as the cook, must bring soul to the recipe. —Thomas Keller
You have to eat to cook. You can’t be a good cook and be a noneater. I think eating is the secret to good cooking. —Julia Child
Dining with one’s friends and beloved family is certainly one of life’s primal and most innocent delights, one that is both soul-satisfying and eternal. —Julia Child
In spite of food fads, fitness programs, and health concerns, we must never lose sight of a beautifully conceived meal. —Julia Child
The bagel, an unsweetened doughnut with rigor mortis. —Beatrice & Ira Freeman
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
What is patriotism but the love of the food one ate as a child? —Lin Yutang
I refuse to believe that trading recipes is silly. Tuna fish casserole is at least as real as corporate stock. —Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
The most remarkable thing about my mother is that for thirty years she served the family nothing but leftovers. The original meal has never been found. —Calvin Trillin
We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink… —Epicurus
For those of you who watch what you eat, here’s the final word on nutrition and health. It’s a relief to know the truth after all those conflicting nutritional studies.
1. The Japanese eat very little fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.
2. The Mexicans eat a lot of fat and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.
3. The Chinese drink very little red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.
4. The Italians drink a lot of red wine and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.
5. The Germans drink a lot of beer and eat lots of sausages and fats and suffer fewer heart attacks than Americans.
CONCLUSION: Eat and drink what you like. Speaking English is apparently what kills you.