“The first supermarket supposedly appeared on the American landscape in 1946. That is not very long ago. Until then, where was all the food? Dear folks, the food was in homes, gardens, local fields, and forests. It was near kitchens, near tables, near bedsides. It was in the pantry, the cellar, the backyard.”
― Joel Salatin

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

There is something in the flavor and aroma of the fresh strawberry that no amount of skill has been able to preserve. ~E.F. White

“Rice is born in water and must die in wine.” ~Italian Proverb

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

Did you ever stop to taste a carrot? Not just eat it, but taste it? You can’t taste the beauty and energy of the earth in a Twinkie. ~Terri Guillemets

[Celery] “is as fresh and clean as a rainy day after a spell of heat. It crackles pleasantly in the mouth…. it should be eaten alone, for it is the only food which one really wants to hear oneself eat.” ~A.A. Milne