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"Sir, Respect Your Dinner: idolize it, enjoy it properly. You will be many hours in the week, many weeks in the year, and many years in your life happier if you do."
William Makepeace Thackeray (1811-1863)
“A man should not so much respect what he eats, as with whom he eats.”
Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1580-1588)
French essayist (1533-1592) ‘Essays’
“Professors never eat boiled beef, out of respect for their principles and because they know the incontestable truth that boiled beef is flesh without its juice.”
Jean-Anthelme Brillat-Savarin (1755-1826)
“I wish the bald eagle had not been chosen as the representative of our country.....The turkey is a much more respectable bird, and withal a true original native of America.”
“Cooking is at once one of the simplest and most gratifying of the arts, but to cook well one must love and respect food.”
“Wine is a living liquid containing no preservatives. Its life cycle comprises youth, maturity, old age, and death. When not treated with reasonable respect it will sicken and die."
Julia Child (1912-2004)
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