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Best Quotes About Cooking

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A list of the best cooking quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous cooking quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic cooking quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational quotes from that same writer.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best quotes about cooking?" and "What are inspirational cooking quotes?"

This list includes notable cooking quotes by various authors, writers, playwrights, speakers, politicians, athletes, poets, and more. Vote on your favorites so that the greatest cooking quotes rise to the top, as the order of the list changes dynamically based on votes. Don't let your favorite cooking sayings get to the bottom of the list.
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    Not on morality, but on cookery, let us build our stronghold: there brandishing our frying-pan, as censer, let us offer sweet incense to the Devil, and live at ease on the fat things he has provided for his elect!

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    I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.

    Groucho Marx More
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    new! Kissing don't last: cookery do!

    George Meredith More
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    'Tis an ill cook that cannot lick his own fingers.

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    To make a good salad is to be a brilliant diplomatist -- the problem is entirely the same in both cases. To know exactly how much oil one must put with one's vinegar.

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    There is no spectacle on earth more appealing than that of a beautiful woman in the act of cooking dinner for someone she loves.

    Thomas Wolfe More
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