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“In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is strength, in water there is bacteria.”
“An aged Burgundy runs with a beardless Port. I cherish the fancy that Port speaks sentences of wisdom, Burgundy sings the inspired Ode.”
Ambrose Bierce, American writer (1842-1914)
“Mother's words of wisdom: 'Answer me! Don't talk with food in your mouth!'”
Erma Bombeck (1927-1996)
“A true gourmet - a judge - has the wisdom to know when to stop eating.”
Mark Kurlansky, 'Choice Cuts' (2002)
“It is not wise for a man who can get seasick in a rowboat on a mill-pond to attack a Japanese dinner just after a seventeen days' voyage across the Pacific.”
John Fox, Jr. in the introduction to ‘The Bluegrass Cook Book’ (1904) by Minnie C. Fox
“Pray for peace and grace and spiritual food,
For wisdom and guidance, for all these are good,
but don't forget the potatoes.”
John Tyler Pettee, 'Prayer and Potatoes'
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
“But, lady, as women, what wisdom may be ours if not the philosophies of the kitchen? Lupercio Leonardo spoke well when he said: how well one may philosophize when preparing dinner. And I often say, when observing these trivial details: had Aristotle prepared vituals [sic], he would have written more.”
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, a Mexican nun three hundred years ago
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