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From Once Upon a Time In Mexico:

Agent Sands: "El, you really must try this because it's puerco pibil. It's a slow-roasted pork, nothing fancy. It just happens to be my favorite, and I order it with a tequila and lime in every dive I go to in this country. And honestly, that is the best it's ever been anywhere. In fact, it's too good. It's so good that when I'm finished, I'll pay my check, walk straight into the kitchen and shoot the cook. Because that's what I do. I restore the balance to this country. And that is what I would like from you right now. Help keep the balance by pulling the trigger."

edited wrong movie title. :rolleyes:

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From Once Upon a Time In Mexico

... puerco pibil...

And if you rent the DVD, you get a recipe and a how to make your own puerco pibil.

Does anyone have that recipe? I saw the director make it, but forgot to write it down. I don't want to have to rent it again.

peak performance is predicated on proper pan preparation...

-- A.B.

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I really wish I could find printed text for a scene from Apocalypse Now. It's when Chef tells Martin Sheen how he joined the service expecting to use his saucier talents and arrived in the mess kitchen just in time to see a gorgeous hunk of beef dropped into boiling water until it turned gray.

Might have to watch the DVD again and transcribe that - it's a classic and belongs in the "Crimes Against Food" hall of fame.

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Villager 1: Do you know what that thing could do?

Villager 2: It'll grind your bones for its bread.

Shrek: Well, actually, that would be a giant. Now ogres, oh, they're much worse. They'll make a suit from your freshly peeled skin. They'll shave your liver, squeeze the jelly from your eyes... Actually, it's quite good on toast.

Donkey: You know what else everybody likes? Parfaits. Have you ever met a person, you say, "Let's get some parfait," they say, "No, I don't like no parfait"? Parfait's gotta be the tastiest thing on the whole damn planet.

shrek :raz:

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Spam in my pantry at home.

Think of expiration, better read the label now.

Spam breakfast, dinner or lunch.

Think about how it's been pre-cooked, wonder if I'll just eat it cold.

wierd al ~ spam

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Cooper: Diane, I'm holding in my hand a box of small chocolate bunnies.

and

Cooper: Harry, I'm gonna let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don't plan it, don't wait for it, just...let it happen. Could be a new shirt at the men's store, a catnap in your office chair, or two cups of good, hot, black coffee. Both are from "Twin Peaks."

Shelley: Would you like some pie?

Gordon: MASSIVE, MASSIVE QUANTITIES AND A GLASS OF WATER, SWEETHEART. MY SOCKS ARE ON FIRE.

Twin Peaks

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A guy works all day, he don't want to look at his plate and ask, "What the fuck is this?" He wants to look at his plate, see a steak, and say "I like steak!"
Bite your teeth into the ass of life.
God damn it, I should kill you! This is so fucking good I should kill you!
Give people what they want, then later you can give them what you want.
Primo: Give people time, they will learn.

Secondo: This is a restaurant! This is not a cooking school!

Secondo: What's the matter with you, are you sick?

Primo: People should come just for the food.

Secondo: I know. Primo, I need your help here, okay? Louis Prima is coming! He's not just some guy, he's famous!

Primo: Famous? Is he good?

Secondo: He's great.

Primo: People should come just for the food.

Secondo: I know that.

Primo: People should come just for the food!

Secondo: I know that, I know. But they don't.

This place is eating us alive!
Do you know what happens in that restaurant every night? RAPE! RAPE! ...The rape of cuisine.
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I’ve been working here at the DQ for about, um…eight months…seven…I don’t know, something like that.  It’s fun. 

Yuh just do the cones…make sundaes, make Blizzards, en…put stuff on ‘um en…see a lotta people come in.  A lotta people come into DQ.

Burgers, ice-cream…anything, yuh know…Cokes.  Just drive in get a Coke if you’re thursty. 

Libby Mae Brown, Waiting for Guffman.

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Cooper: Diane, I'm holding in my hand a box of small chocolate bunnies.

and

Cooper: Harry, I'm gonna let you in on a little secret. Every day, once a day, give yourself a present. Don't plan it, don't wait for it, just...let it happen. Could be a new shirt at the men's store, a catnap in your office chair, or two cups of good, hot, black coffee. Both are from "Twin Peaks."

Excellent quotes! And Cooper swooning over the pie...what a great show.

Heather Johnson

In Good Thyme

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Brodie: Cookie stand isn't part of the food court.

T.S. Quint: Of course it is.

Brodie: The food court is downstairs. The cookie stand is upstairs. It not like we're talking quantum physics here.

T.S. Quint: The cookie stands counts as an eatery, eateries are part of the food court.

Brodie: Bullshit. Eateries that operate within the designated square downstairs count as food court. Anything outside, of said designated sqaure, counts as an autonomous unit for mid-mall snacking.

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BOBBY (looking at his menu): I'll have an omelette, no potatoes. Give me tomatoes instead, and wheat toast instead of rolls.......

Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Pickles quoted this one two pages ago...

Pay attention, people! We're getting too many duplicates here.

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The Breakfast Club

Bender: What are we having?

Brian: Just your normal everyday lunch.

Bender: Milk?

Brian: Soup.... Apple juice.

Bender: I can read. PB & J with the crusts cut off. Well Brian, this is a very nutricious lunch. All the food groups are represented. Did your mom marry Mr. Rogers?

Brian: No, Mr. Johnson.

True Heroism is remarkably sober, very undramatic.

It is not the urge to surpass all others at whatever cost,

but the urge to serve others at whatever cost. -Arthur Ashe

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BOBBY (looking at his menu):  I'll have an omelette, no potatoes. Give me tomatoes instead, and wheat toast instead of rolls.......

Five Easy Pieces (1970)

Pickles quoted this one two pages ago...

Pay attention, people! We're getting too many duplicates here.

Sorry. I missed it. Mod: pls delete

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From Monty Python's "Matching Tie and Handkerchief"

An anthem about the effect of alcohol on eminent thinkers.....

The Philosophers Song

Emmanual Kant was a real pissant who was very rarely stable,

Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy begger who could drink you under the table,

Howard Hume could outconsume Wilhelm Freidrich Hegel,

And Lichtenstein was a beery swine who was just as sloshed as Schlegel.

There's nothing Nietsche couldn't teach ya 'bout the raising of the wrist,

Socrates himself was permanently pissed.........

John Stuart Mill of his own free will drank half a bottle of sherry and was particularly ill,

Plato they say could stick it away, half a bottle of shanty every day,

Aristotle Aristotle was a bugger for the bottle,

Hobbs was fond of his dram,

And Rene Descartes was a boozy fart: "I drink therefore I am".

Yes Socrates himself is particularly missed,

A lovely little thinker but a bugger when he's pissed.

:laugh:

My favorite song as a teenager!

I'm a canning clean freak because there's no sorry large enough to cover the, "Oops! I gave you botulism" regrets.

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Look! I believe Karl from Sling Blade would make quite the eGulleter:

Vaughan: You always seem to be deep in thought. Tell me, what are you thinking right now?

Karl: I was thinkin', I'm gonna take me some of these taters home with me.

Vaughan: How about before that?

Karl: Well, let me think... I was thinkin' I could use me another couple cans'o that potted meat if ya got any extree.

- and -

Karl: [Eating potted meat] I reckon it tastes alright.

Frank: You really think it's got peckers in there?

Karl: You know better than that. You ought not say that word.

Frank: It smells funny.

Karl: Yeah, it's pretty loud. Looky there. I believe you right. I believe I see one right in there.

- and -

Karl: Reckon what you like to eat in there?

Frosty Cream Employee: Well, the French fries are pretty good.

Karl: French fried potaters?

Frosty Cream Employee: Yeah, French fries. They're .60 for medium and .75 for large.

Karl: 'Reckon I'll have me some of the big 'uns.

:biggrin:

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I'm waiting for Tommy to post the conversation about a royale with cheese from Pulp Fiction.

Different Pulp Fiction quote:

I'll have the Derwood Kirby burger - bloody - and a five dollar shake

My favorite scene in the movie. :biggrin:

Edited by hjshorter (log)

Heather Johnson

In Good Thyme

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From The Fellowship of the Ring. <I mostly slept throught he film, but I adore this quote AND the concept:>

STRIDER: Gentlemen, we do not stop until nightfall.

PIPPIN: What about breakfast?

STRIDER: You've already had it.

PIPPIN: We've had one, yes... but what about Second Breakfast?

MERRY: I don't think he knows about second breakfast, Pip.

PIPPIN: What about Elevenses, Luncheon, Afternoon Tea, dinner... he knows about them, doesn't he?

MERRY: I wouldn't count on it.

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Blessed are the cheesemakers.
There are ways of telling whether she is a witch.

Are there? Oh well, tell us.

Tell me, what do you do with witches?

Burn them.

And what do you burn, apart from witches?

More witches.

Wood.

Good. Now, why do witches burn?

Because they're made of... wood?

Good. So how do you tell whether she is made of wood?

Build a bridge out of her.

But can you not also build bridges out of stone?

Oh yeah.

Does wood sink in water?

No, no, it floats!... It floats! Throw her into the pond!

No, no. What else floats in water?

Bread.

Apples.

Very small rocks.

Cider.

Gravy.

Cherries.

Mud.

Churches.

Lead! Lead!

A Duck.

Exactly. So, logically...

If she weighed the same as a duck... she's made of wood.

And therefore...

A witch!

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Argh, cant think of the exact wording here: any help?

Boondock Saints

Detective: You might as well drag a potato on a string through South Boston for all the luck you're going to have.

Sean Patrick Flanery: Actually, you'd have better luck with beer.

Willem Dafoe: Plain bagel, cream cheese.

Detective: *sigh*

Andrew Baber

True I got more fans than the average man but not enough loot to last me

to the end of the week, I live by the beat like you live check to check

If you don't move yo' feet then I don't eat, so we like neck to neck

A-T-L, Georgia, what we do for ya?

The Gentleman Gourmand

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