What fools indeed we morals are to

What fools indeed we morals are
To lavish care upon a Car,
With ne’er a bit of time to see
About our own machinery!
~John Kendrick BangsQSO

The greatest delight the fields and woods

The greatest delight the fields and woods minister is the suggestion of an occult relation between man and the vegetable.  I am not alone and unacknowledged.  They nod to me and I to them.  ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

Plant a radish get never any doubt

Plant a radish, get a radish, never any doubt.  That’s why I love vegetables, you know what they’re about!  ~Tom Jones and Harvey SchmidtCOCI

Human like creatures have existed on this planet

Human-like creatures have existed on this planet for as long as four million years, and for roughly 99 percent of this time, they were hunters and gatherers…. This means that when we’re sitting down to lunch, our stone-age bodies "expect" to be fed the same types and ratios of fat that nourished our cave-dwelling ancestors.  When we eat French fries cooked in partially hydrogenated vegetable oil instead of wild plants; or wolf down a fat-laden hamburger heaped with mayonnaise instead of meat from a lean, free-ranging game animal, our bodies register the insult.  ~Artemis P. Simopoulos and Jo Robinson, The Omega Diet, 1999

Some people have a foolish way of

Some people have a foolish way of not minding, or pretending not to mind, what they eat.  For my part, I mind my belly very studiously, and very carefully; for I look upon it, that he who does not mind his belly will hardly mind anything else.  ~Samuel Johnson, quoted in James Boswell, The Life of Samuel Johnson

This is every cooks opinion no

This is every cook’s opinion –
no savory dish without an onion,
but lest your kissing should be spoiled
your onions must be fully boiled.
~Jonathan SwiftCOCI

You can tell how long a couple

You can tell how long a couple has been married by whether they are on their first, second or third bottle of Tabasco.  ~Bruce ByeCOCI

The deviation of man from the state

The deviation of man from the state in which he was originally placed by nature seems to have proved to him a prolific source of disease.  ~Edward JennerDCMOO

If you have formed the habit of

If you have formed the habit of checking on every new diet that comes along, you will find that, mercifully, they all blur together, leaving you with only one definite piece of information:  french-fried potatoes are out.  ~Jean Kerr