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A Mad Cook is a Bad Cook


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more sayings from wise food people ... :laugh:

Ideally, one should have a joint or two, or perhaps a few drinks, to fully appreciate her diction. Its a much more enjoyable program if you're stoned

Jason Perlow, on the subject of Ms. Lucy ... circa January 2004

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more sayings from wise food people ... :laugh:
Ideally, one should have a joint or two, or perhaps a few drinks, to fully appreciate her diction. Its a much more enjoyable program if you're stoned

Jason Perlow, on the subject of Ms. Lucy ... circa January 2004

Actually, Ms. Lucy is pretty easy for me to understand now, and its a soothing program to watch. I don't even need the stiff drink or a joint now.

Now, Johnny Nix on Campfire Cafe on the other hand...

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Actually, Ms. Lucy is pretty easy for me to understand now, and its a soothing program to watch. I don't even need the stiff drink or a joint now.

Mellow with age, huh? I can even watch Bobby Flay when my meds kick in .. and have no residual nausea ... :laugh:

Melissa Goodman aka "Gifted Gourmet"

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Hey now, I actually like Bobby Flays show (the one where he has the outdoor patio, not the one with that woman....ack.)

He usually ends up having some guys over and drinking beer. It seems a lot more like what he would be doing anyway instead of a cooking show. I can dig it.

(Or maybe it's because I watched a 12 hour marathon of it....)

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

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Oh, um.

A watched pot never boils.

That good?

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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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How about too many cooks spoil the broth?

That was very true when my two crazy aunts came to family gatherings. Everytime Miz Leitha or Miz Evelyne went past something, they would taste it and whoosh something into it. My mom and gram got so tired of them doing that they talked my gramps and dad and uncles to keep them seated with 'cordials'.Maybe not fair but it worked pretty good.

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Of course!

And I couldn't add a post without another quote so I bring you:

The proof is in the pudding.

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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Too many cooks spoil the broth.

Especially during the holidays...and while you're exiting the kitchen please be a dear and take the small children and animals with you.

Now where did I put that wine?

:laugh:

edited to say oops, sorry that this was posted already.

Then how about "If at first you don't succeed, order pizza." :laugh:

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Don't eat that, it'll spoil your appetite!
Don't eat for half an hour before swimming!

Am I on the right track here or should I just stop? :raz:

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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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Don't order fish on Mondays!

*poke Bourdain*

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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One of my Chinese cookbooks contained the following adage

"A good housewife can't make rice without rice"

I use to quote this during office staff meetings where the topic was "Working smart" or "Doing more with less".

"A fool", he said, "would have swallowed it". Samuel Johnson

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"Crab got tuh walk een duh pot demself or dey ain' wut." Gullah saying.

"Bourbon and Branch (water) is my favorite tipple, however I wouldn't say no to one of Miss Effie's home made cordials." Albin Barkley, Vice President to Harry S. Truman.

"I teck muh flour en' muh brown sugah, en' two-t'ree glub uh muhlassis. . . . You know, de soun' muhlassis mek w'en 'e come fum de jug? Glub! Glub! Another Gullah saying, from Charleston Receipts.

"A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch."

James Beard.

"There are, it has been said, two types of people in the world. There are those who say: this glass is half full. And then there are those who say: this glass is half empty. The world belongs, however, to those who can look at the glass and say: What's up with this glass? Excuse me? Excuse me? This is my glass? I don't think so. My glass was full! And it was a bigger glass!" Terry Pratchett

 

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Of course!

And I couldn't add a post without another quote so I bring you:

The proof is in the pudding.

Well, um, aktcherly, it's: the proof of the pudding is in the eating. :unsure:

But continue anyway, you're on quite a roll. :smile:

William Safire once wrote an entire column on the misuse of the phrase, "you can't have your cake and eat it too." Which he said is silly, because that's exactly what we do all the time: we have our cake, and then we eat it. He said the phrase is actually, "you can't eat your cake and have it too." Unless you throw it back up, I guess. But then you wouldn't really be able to call it cake, would you?

Bedtime.

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