Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect!
Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)
Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author
I don't even butter my bread; I consider that cooking.
Author: Katherine Cebrian
If cooking becomes an art form rather than a means of providing a reasonable diet, then something is clearly wrong.
Author: Tom Jaine
I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
Author: Groucho Marx (1895-1977)
Profession: American Comic Actor
Kissing don't last: cookery do!
Author: George Meredith (1828-1909)
Profession: British Author
To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a ''home'' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation.
Author: Emily Post (1873-1960)
Profession: American Hostess
'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.
Author: William Shakespeare (1564-1616)
Profession: British Poet, Playwright, Actor
To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.
Author: Oscar Wilde (1856-1900)
Profession: British Author, Wit
There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.
Author: Thomas Wolfe (1931)
Profession: American Author, Journalist