Laurie Colwin Quotes & Sayings

28 most famous Laurie Colwin quotes and sayings (author). These are the first 10 quotes we have.

Laurie Colwin Quotes
“The table is a meeting place, a gathering ground, the source of sustenance and nourishment, festivity, safety, and satisfaction. A person cooking is a person giving: Even the simplest food is a gift.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“We know that without food we would die. Without fellowship, life is not worth living.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“No one who cooks, cooks alone. Even at her most solitary, a cook in the kitchen is surrounded by generations of cooks past, the advice and menus of cooks present, and the wisdom of cookbook writers.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“Provision as much pure and organic food as you can, and let the rest go by.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“The fact is that modern life has deprived us of life's one great luxury: time.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“We need time to defuse, to contemplate. Just as in sleep our brains relax and give us dreams, so at some time in the day we need to disconnect, reconnect, and look around us.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“The sharing of food is the basis of social life.”
Laurie Colwin Quotes
“One of the delights of life is eating with friends; second to that is talking about eating. And, for an unsurpassed double whammy, there is talking about eating while you are eating with friends.”
“There is really a je ne sais quoi about turkey cooking - the air of festivity, the family squabbles, the constant basting - that does not apply to the turkey breast, which is, really, a convenience of food... A turkey without seasonal angst is like a baseball game without a national anthem, a winter without snow, a birthday party without candles.”
“I come from a coffee-loving family, and you can always tell when my sister and I have been around, because both of us collect all the dead coffee from everyone's morning cup, pour it over ice, and drink it. This is a disgusting habit.”

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