Words To Live By

Savor your food….eating should not be a timed event.

Food for the body is not enough. There must be food for the soul. – Dorothy Day

Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts! ~James Beard

Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France. – Paul Prudhomme

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music – George Eliot…English novelist (1819-1880)

Sleep ’til you’re hungry, eat ’til you’re sleepy.

Being an intellectual creates a lot of questions and no answers. You can fill your life up with ideas and still go home lonely. All you really have that really matters are feelings. That’s what music is to me. – Janis Joplin
American Singer 1943-1970

When baking, follow directions. When cooking, go by your own taste.

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

Great food is like great sex. The more you have the more you want. ~Gael Greene

As for butter versus margarine, I trust cows more than chemists. ~Joan Gussow

And, of course, the funniest food of all, kumquats. ~George Carlin

Fish, to taste right, must swim three times – in water, in butter, and in wine. ~Polish Proverb

[Breadbaking is] one of those almost hypnotic businesses, like a dance from some ancient ceremony. It leaves you filled with one of the world’s sweetest smells… there is no chiropractic treatment, no Yoga exercise, no hour of meditation in a music-throbbing chapel, that will leave you emptier of bad thoughts than this homely ceremony of making bread. ~M.F.K. Fisher, The Art of Eating

Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. ~Harriet van Horne

There is no sight on earth more appealing than the sight of a woman making dinner for someone she loves. ~Thomas Wolfe

Bread deals with living things, with giving life, with growth, with the seed, the grain that nurtures. It is not coincidence that we say bread is the staff of life. ~Lionel Poilane

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