“The waste of many good materials, the vexation that frequently attends such mismanagements, and the curses not unfrequently bestowed on cooks with the usual reflection, that whereas God sends good meat, the devil sends cooks.”
E. Smith, 'The Compleat Housewife'
“Heaven sends us good meat, but the devil sends us cooks.”
David Garrick (1717-1779)
'Epigram on Goldsmith's Retaliation'
“A clever cook, can make....good meat of a whetstone.”
Dutch priest and scholar (1466?-1536)
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