Better to have loved a short man than never to have loved a tall.David Chambless
- A cookbook is only as good as its worst recipe.
- Quoted in New York Times obituary 
- The only time to eat diet food is while you're waiting for the steak to cook.
- Indirect quote on The National (CBC TV), Aug. 13
- Everything in moderation, including moderation.
- I enjoy cooking with wine, sometimes I even put it in the food I'm cooking.
- I was thirty-two when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.
- If you're afraid of butter, use cream.
- Life itself is the proper binge.
- Noncooks think it's silly to invest two hours' work in two minutes' enjoyment; but if cooking is evanescent, well, so is the ballet.
- The best way to execute french cooking is to get good and loaded and whack the hell out of a chicken. Bon appétit.