When I'm old and gray, I want to have a house by the sea. And paint. With a lot of wonderful chums, good music, and booze around. And a damn good kitchen to cook in.— Ava Gardner
Massive Cooks In The Kitchen quotations
The only time to eat diet food is while you’re waiting for steak to coo.
In cooking, as in all the arts, simplicity is the sign of perfection.
Cooking is about passion, so it may look slightly temperamental in a way that it's too assertive to the naked eye.
If you want breakfast in bed, sleep in the kitchen.
The most used piece of kit in my kitchen is my saucepan.
I use it every morning to cook my porridge in. The least used piece of equipment? I'd say a food mixer. I've never used it, I don't really know what they're for.
Some people like to paint pictures, or do gardening, or build a boat in the basement. Other people get a tremendous pleasure out of the kitchen, because cooking is just as creative and imaginative an activity as drawing, or wood carving, or music.
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.
My wife is such a bad cook, if we leave dental floss in the kitchen the roaches hang themselves.
Vegetarians, and their Hezbollah-like splinter faction, the vegans .
.. are the enemy of everything good and decent in the human spirit.
This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook- try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless, and above all have fun!
Here is a kitchen improvement, in return for Peacock.
For roasting or basting a chicken, render down your fat or butter with cider: about a third cider. Let it come together slowly, till the smell of cider and the smell of fat are as one. This will enliven even a frozen chicken.
Always remember: If you're alone in the kitchen and you drop the lamb, you can always just pick it up. Who's going to know?
Fortunately, I knew the cardinal rule of getting on with one's fellow cooks.
It applies in any kitchen and can be summed up in two short words: bust ass.
I've never cooked. I can't do much more in the kitchen than make a cup of tea and some toast.
I actually struggled through teaching myself to cook because I'm completely ignorant in the kitchen. So I did really macho things like trying to make my own curry. Really hardcore stuff.
To cook is not just to prepare food for someone or to cook for yourself;
it is to express your sincerity. So when you cook you should express yourself in your activity in the kitchen. You should allow yourself plenty of time.
My grandmother was the greatest cook in the world.
She could just go in there, the whole kitchen would look like a tornado hit it and then she'd come out with the best food. Then she'd sit at the table and she wouldn't eat!
Bad cooks - and the utter lack of reason in the kitchen - have delayed human development longest and impaired it most.
Too many cooks spoil the broth
In the orchestra of a great kitchen, the sauce chef is a soloist.
A lot of people think Japanese food is difficult, a lot of work.
But you don't have to buy the knife I have. You don't have to train as long as I have. You can do my cooking in your kitchen.
The more you know, the more you can create. There's no end to imagination in the kitchen.
The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills, marketing skills, cooking skills, personality and, more importantly, delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.
I'm good in the kitchen. I can cook seafood, collard greens, black-eyed peas.
I taped my first series for PBS in 1982 at WJCT-TV in Jacksonville, Florida.
The show, called 'Everyday Cooking with Jacques Pepin,' was about saving time and money in the kitchen - and it was a celebration of simple and unpretentious food.
Working in kitchens with Mexicans you always listen to the Spanish channel and that's what I use. Whenever I cook I think of Spanish music, so I always have to listen to some sort of salsa. It gets your body going.
There's only one cook in the kitchen, only one chef.
I let the soloists do their thing - you've gotta let a man do a solo the way he wants - but as far as picking the tunes and working on the arrangements, I take full responsibility for it.
I know that you like to see a man in the kitchen, but I'm skeptical of men who cook. A man should be focusing his attention on the woman, and not what's on the stove.
Baking is how you start kids at cooking in the kitchen.
a woman's place is in the kitchen...sitting in a comfortable chair, with her feet up, drinking a glass of wine and watching her husband cook dinner.
Sam loved to listen to music and make his own songs, to wear soft velvets, to play in the castle kitchen beside the cooks, drinking in the rich smells as he snitched lemon cakes and blueberry tarts. His passions were books and kittens and dancing, clumsy as he was.
I'm a homebody, I'd rather be in the kitchen cooking than hanging out in a bar.
I can cook really well. I started cooking as a kid, so I can fend for myself in the kitchen and even do a little gourmet action.
In large states public education will always be mediocre, for the same reason that in large kitchens the cooking is usually bad.
My grandfather was a chef for a Baron in Sicily before he came to America.
I grew up with him. I used to do my homework at one end of the kitchen table while he cooked at the other end.
I learned to cook by watching and helping my mother in the kitchen.
I also learned by trial and error. Even though I'm big on recipes, I love to make up my own dishes and when you take a risk in the kitchen, you learn a lot about food!