“There are sandwich shops in New York which offer the nobility and gentry a choice of no less than 100 different sandwiches, all of them alluring and some of them downright masterpieces.”
H.L. Mencken (1880-1956)
“You don't have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces - just good food from fresh ingredients.”
“The corned beef is exquisitely done, and as tender as a young lady's heart, all owing to my skilful cookery; for I consulted Mrs. Hale (Sarah Hale's cookbook) at every step, and precisely followed her directions. To say the truth, I look upon it as such a masterpiece in its way, that it seems irreverential to eat it. Things on which so much thought and labor are bestowed should surely be immortal.....”
Nathaniel Hawthorne, while Mrs. Hawthorne was away. (1844)
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