Quotation Explorer - 'Cooking'

It's just human. We all have the jungle inside of us. We all have wants and needs and desires, strange as they may seem. If you stop to think about it, we're all pretty creative, cooking up all these fantasies. it's like a kind of poetry. - Diane Frolov and Andrew Schneider
It's the company, not the cooking, that makes a meal. - Kirby Larson
I decided I would teach Mrs. P. a lesson by cooking my own meal. - Paul Murray
When everyone is hungry and waiting when things need doing urgently and the clock is ticking - it’s often wiser to get cooking and present a ready-made dish they’ll find tasty to eat rather than getting everyone involved in deciding on the recipe. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
Some men are so indoctrinated that they sincerely believe that other than cooking and cleaning the only thing that a woman can do better than them is being a woman. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Life is like a cooking pot. If you cook something good, you well get something tasty. If you cook something bad, you will get something bad. - Debasish Mridha
There exists a bastard cuisine that is too often assumed to be real French cooking. - Richard Olney
Cooking is great, but the meal that has been prepared for you with love is the best. - Stephen Richards
The secret of good cooking is, first, having a love of it… If you’re convinced that cooking is drudgery, you’re never going to be good at it, and you might as well warm up something frozen. - James Beard
I can't believe I spent 13 years at school and never got taught cooking, gardening, conversation, massage, Latin, or philosophy. What were they thinking? That I would somehow live off inorganic chemistry? - Neel Burton
Orwell wrote easily and well about small humane pursuits, such as bird watching, gardening and cooking, and did not despise popular pleasures like pubs and vulgar seaside resorts. In many ways, his investigations into ordinary life and activity prefigure what we now call 'cultural studies. - Christopher Hitchens
Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, so is the ballet. - Julia Child
Cooking is like love. It should be entered into with abandon or not at all. - Harriet Van Horne
I don't even butter my bread. I consider that cooking. - Katherine Cebrian
No matter our age, everyone in our household knows that cooking and eating together is where the fun is - Corky Pollan
It looks all good until a person awakens to feel that the people around him/her are there in support only for cooking their own food. - Anuj Somany
Chris enjoys spending quality time while cooking, wine tasting, attending opera, playing golf, and practicing martial arts JiuJitsu. - Chris Salamone
Some people just love to stir the pot, but don't realize they're cooking themselves. - Richie Norton
Cooking is at once child's play and adult joy. And cooking done with care is an act of love. - Craig Claiborne
What my mother believed about cooking is that if you worked hard and prospered, someone else would do it for you. - Nora Ephron
Somewhere along the way, I discovered that in the physical act of cooking, especially something complex or plain old hard to handle, dwelled unsuspected reservoirs of arousal both gastronomic and sexual. - Julie Powell
Cooking is a way of listening to the radio. - Brian Eno
A writing cook and a cooking writer must be bold at the desk as well as the stove. - M.F.K. Fisher
Cooking without wine is like sex alone. You may get the job done, but you don't really care once it's over. - Andrew Grey
Sister Maria Martinez whom I believe I've mentioned before has been giving me cooking classes. Today I learned how to bake mean banana bread. The secret apparently is half a cup of dark rum. - Adele Griffin
The only real stumbling block is fear of failure. In cooking you've got to have a what-the-hell attitude. - Julia Child
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