20 Humorous Quotes about Cooking and Eating

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1. 

One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating.

~ Luciano Pavarotti

2. 

If God had intended for us to follow recipes, he wouldn’t have given us grandmothers.

~ Linda Henley-Smith

3. 

A fruit is a vegetable with looks and money. Plus, if you let fruit rot, it turns into wine, something Brussels sprouts never do.

~ PJ O’Rourke

4. 

You are what you eat – but who wants to be a lettuce?

~ Peter Burns

5. 

I am not a glutton – I am an explorer of food.

~ Erma Bombeck

6. 

As a child my family’s menu consisted of two choices: take it or leave it.

~ Buddy Hackett

7. 

Anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.

~ Jo Brand

8. 

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

~ JRR Tolkien

9. 

Eating plenty of onions and garlic might help you live longer – but you will probably die very lonely.

~ Anonymous

10. 

Vegetables are interesting, but lack a sense of purpose when unaccompanied by a good cut of meat.

~ Fran Lebowitz

11. 

The noblest of all dogs is the hot dog - it feeds the hand that bites it.

~ Laurence J Peter

12. 

Cooking is a great opportunity for love… love the leisure of the simmering pot and the long drawn-out thoughts of the people you wish to please.

~ Martin Vesfeld

13. 

The two biggest sellers in bookstores are the cookbooks and the diet books. The cookbooks tell you how to prepare the food and the diet books tell you how not to eat any of it.

~ Andy Rooney

14. 

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

~ Harriet Van Horne

15. 

Nothing would be more tiresome than eating and drinking if God had not made them a pleasure as well as a necessity.

~ Voltaire

16. 

The perfect lover is the one who turns into pizza at 4 am.

~ Charles Pierce

17. 

What I’m doing here is seeking to offer protection from life, solely through the means of potato, butter and cream… there are times when only mashed potato will do.

~ Nigella Lawson

18. 

The most essential part of my day is a proper dinner.

~ Rachael Ray

19. 

Part of the secret of life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside.

~ Mark Twain

20. 

I don’t like food that’s too carefully arranged; it makes me think that the chef is spending too much time arranging and not enough time cooking. If I wanted a picture I’d buy a painting.

~ Andy Rooney
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