Monday, April 7, 2014

F is for Quotes about Food (Are you hungry already?)

 High-tech tomatoes. Mysterious milk. Supersquash. Are we supposed to eat this stuff? Or is it going to eat us? ~Annita Manning

Those who forget the pasta are condemned to reheat it. ~Author Unknown  

 The bagel, an unsweetened doughnut with rigor mortis. ~Beatrice & Ira Freeman

 You can say this for ready-mixes — the next generation isn't going to have any trouble making pies exactly like mother used to make. ~Earl Wilson

 Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first. ~Josh Billings

 A bagel is a doughnut with the sin removed. ~George Rosenbaum

 Anybody who believes that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach flunked geography. ~Robert Byrne

 It's bizarre that the produce manager is more important to my children's health than the pediatrician. ~Meryl Streep

 Worries go down better with soup. ~Jewish Proverb

 Food is an important part of a balanced diet. ~Fran Lebowitz, Metropolitan Life, "Food for Thought and Vice Versa"

 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

 If God had intended us to follow recipes,
He wouldn't have given us grandmothers.
~Linda Henley

  There is one thing more exasperating than a wife who can cook and won't, and that's a wife who can't cook and will. ~Robert Frost

  Hey yogurt, if you're so cultured, how come I never see you at the opera? ~Attributed to Stephen Colbert

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

 You can find your way across this country using burger joints the way a navigator uses stars. ~Charles Kuralt

 Condensed milk is wonderful. I don't see how they can get a cow to sit down on those little cans. ~Fred Allen

 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

The story of barbecue is the story of America: Settlers arrive on great unspoiled continent, discover wondrous riches, set them on fire and eat them. ~Vince Staten

 If you ate pasta and antipasto, would you still be hungry? ~Author Unknown

 Tell me what you eat, I'll tell you who you are. ~Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

 Pre-heat the oven? Really? If I was the sort of person who planned ahead, I wouldn't be eating this Totino's Party Pizza in the first place. ~Adam Peterson

I'm not sure what makes pepperoni so good — if it's the pepper or the oni. ~S.A. Sachs

The trouble with eating Italian food is that five or six days later you're hungry again. ~George Miller

 A converted cannibal is one who, on Friday, eats only fishermen. ~Emily Lotney

Philosophers have often looked for the defining feature of humans — language, rationality, culture, and so on. I'd stick with this: Man is the only animal that likes Tabasco sauce. ~Paul Bloom, How Pleasure Works: The New Science of Why We Like What We Like

 Food for thought is no substitute for the real thing. ~Walt Kelly 
 I'll bet what motivated the British to colonize so much of the world is that they were just looking for a decent meal. ~Martha Harrison

 Practice safe eating — always use condiments. ~Author Unknown

 Cheese — milk's leap toward immortality. ~Clifton Fadiman




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