Some more amusements for Low Saturday — that dreary day between Good Friday and Easter Day. These are all taken from Kitchen Wit, Quips and Quotes for Cooks and Food Lovers by Jane Brook, which I was given for Christmas.
Never work before breakfast; if you have to work before breakfast, eat your breakfast first.
Never trust a man who, when left alone in a room with a tea cosy, doesn't try it on.
How can a nation be great if its bread tastes like Kleenex?
Cooks do meals for people they know and love. Chefs do it anonymously for anyone who has the price.
I have left many things unfinished in my life, but never a bar of chocolate.
Having a good wife and rich cabbage soup, seek not other things.
Shipping is a terrible thing to do to vegetables. They probably get jet-lagged, just like people.
Large, naked, raw carrots are acceptable as food only to those who lie in hutches eagerly awaiting Easter.
In victory, you deserve champagne, in defeat, you need it.
If you want to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first create the universe.
A thriving household depends on the use of seasonal produce and the application or common sense.
Olivier de Serres
Chopsticks are one of the reasons the Chinese never invented custard.