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When I was alone, I lived on eggplant, the stove top cook’s strongest ally. I fried it and stewed it, and ate it crisp and…
We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day…
There is nothing like roast chicken. It is helpful and agreeable, the perfect dish no matter what the circumstances. Elegant or homey, a dish for…
One of the delights of life is eating with friends; second to that is talking about eating. And, for an unsurpassed double whammy, there is…
Not everyone can write a book or paint a picture or write a symphony, but almost anyone can fall in love. There is something almost…
I myself am not particularly interested in restaurant cooking. I don’t really want to learn how to make a napoleon. I’d much rather learn how…
I come from a coffee-loving family, and you can always tell when my sister and I have been around, because both of us collect all…
Cooking is like love. You don’t have to be particularly beautiful or very glamorous, or even very exciting to fall in love. You just have…
As everyone knows, there is only one way to fry chicken correctly. Unfortunately, most people think their method is best, but most people are wrong.…
Unlike some people who love to go out, I love to stay home.
The thing about homebodies is that they can usually be found at home. I usually am, and I like to feed people.
The sharing of food is the basis of social life.
The best way to feel at ease in the kitchen is to learn at someone’s knee.
Somehow or other, I always end up in a kitchen feeding a crowd.
My idea of a good time abroad is to visit someone’s house and hang out, poking into their cupboards if they will let me.
It is not just the Great Works of mankind that make a culture. It is the daily things, like what people eat and how they…
It is my opinion that Norman Rockwell and his ilk have done more to make already anxious people feel guilty than anyone else.
I love to eat out, but even more, I love to eat in.
I am not a fancy cook or an ambitious cook. I am a plain old cook.
Cooking is like anything else: some people have an inborn talent for it. Some become expert by practicing, and some learn from books.
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