My Favorite Food Quotations

Here’s a few of my favorite food quotations – Maybe you have one to share with me?



“…I don’t like gourmet cooking or “this” cooking or “that” cooking. I like good cooking”  -James Beard “

“…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

“As for butter vs. margarine, I trust cows more than chemists!”  Joan Gussow

“…he who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise” -Henry David Thoreau

“…it’s so beautifully arranged on the plate – you know someone’s fingers have been all over it” -Julia Child

“…statistics show that of those who contract the habit of eating, very few survive”  -Wallace Irwin

“…the devil came to me last night and asked what I wanted in exchange for my soul. I still can’t believe I said pizza. Friggin’ cravings”  -Marc Ostroff

“…strength is the capacity to break a chocolate bar into four pieces with your bare hands – and then eat just one of the pieces”  -Judith Viorst

“…life expectancy would grow by leaps and bounds if green vegetables smelled as good as bacon”  -Doug Larson

“…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

“…food is not about impressing people, it’s about making them feel comfortable. ‘  -Ina Garten

“If you mix Ramen and Hot Sauce it tastes exactly like poverty.”  Kaitlin Anderson