"I never see any home cooking. All I get is fancy stuff."
Prince Philip, Duke of Ediburgh
"It is odd how all men develop the notion, as they grow older, that their mothers were wonderful cooks. I have yet to meet a man who will admit that his mother was a kitchen assassin and nearly poisoned him."
Robertson Davies, Canadian author (1913-1995)
“I wonder, now and then, if the prevalence of divorce has any connection with the decline of home cooking?”
'Dishes & Beverages Of The Old South'
Martha McCulloch-Williams (1913)
“Who hath not met with home - made bread,
A heavy compound of putty and lead.”
Thomas Hood (1799-1845)
“Without wishing in the slightest degree to disparage the skill and labour of breadmakers by trade, truth compels us to assert our conviction of the superior wholesomeness of bread made in our own homes.”
‘Modern Cookery for Private Families’ (1845)
“I idolized my mother. I didn't realize she was a lousy cook until I went into the army.”
Jackie Gayle, American comedian.
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