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We do not demand good food in public, and when we eat upon an object that moves, such as a train or a boat, we expect, and generally…

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The formal Washington dinner party has all the spontaneity of a Japanese imperial funeral. — Simon Hoggart {image source}

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So we grew together, Like to a double cherry, seeming parted, But yet an union in partition; Two lovely berries molded on one stem. — William Shakespeare {image…

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I personally see no significant difference between a lobster and, say, a giant Madagascar hissing cockroach … I do not eat lobsters, although I once had a close…

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I love chocolate cake for breakfast. It sets me up for the day. A little decadence is good for the soul. — Peggy, in Menna van Praag’s The House…

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It was not her sex appeal but the obvious relish with which she devoured the hamburger that made my pulse begin to hammer with excitement. — Ray Kroc

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Grilling is like sunbathing. Everyone knows it’s bad for you but no one ever stops doing it. — Laurie Colwin

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Always eat grapes downward — that is, always eat the best grapes first; in this way there will be none better left on the bunch, and each grape…

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Once at least in the life of every human, whether he be brute or trembling daffodil, comes a moment of complete gastronomic satisfaction. It is, I am sure,…

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The artichoke above all is a vegetable expression of civilised living, of the long view, of increasing delight by anticipation and crescendo. No wonder it was once regarded…

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My son, Jaws II, had a habit that drove me crazy. He’d walk to the refrigerator-freezer and fling both doors open and stand there until the hairs in…

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I must confess that fishing has never been a great passion of mine, as it seems to require more patience than I normally have on hand. But cooking…

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Of course the finest way to know that the egg you plan to eat is a fresh one is to own the hen that makes the egg. —…

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It was obvious that the egg had come first. There was something dignified about a silent passive egg, whereas Aunt Irene found it difficult to envisage an angel…

Maryland-Style Scrambled Eggs with Old Bay

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Egg dishes have a kind of elegance, a freshness, an allure, which sets them quite apart from any other kind of food, so that it becomes a great…