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50 Unique Quotes about Food

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Let these quotes about food fill you with love and longing, not just for your favorite food, but also for the connection and people that made the good food being shared even better.

Welcome to our heart-warming and charming quotes about food.

Food is one of the basic human needs. Without it, we would not survive in this world. Apart from this basic life requirement, food brings so much more to our lives. Some find love and comfort while some consider food as a part of bettering oneself or even a way of connecting with others. No matter what food means to you, we hope these quotes would bring joy and warmth to you.

Enjoy.

1. “Food is an experience to be explored and enjoyed by the rich man and the poor.”

"Food is an experience to be explored and enjoyed by the rich man and the poor."

2. “I love the way food comforts me in troubled times. What will comfort me at my Overeaters Anonymous meetings?”

"I love the way food comforts me in troubled times. What will comfort me at my Overeaters Anonymous meetings?"

3. “A man who cooks for his wife is a hero among cowards.”

"A man who cooks for his wife is a hero among cowards."

4. “Man would rather eat mush in poverty and peace than eat prime rib in paradise and strife.”

"Man would rather eat mush in poverty and peace than eat prime rib in paradise and strife."

5. “Learn to eat just enough and heighten the pleasure of the experience.”

"Learn to eat just enough and heighten the pleasure of the experience."

6. “Cook from scratch. Take the time to put love into your cooking. It will show your loved ones how much you really care.”

"Cook from scratch. Take the time to put love into your cooking. It will show your loved ones how much you really care."

7. “Cooking isn’t a chore. It’s a craft to fall in love with as you create beautiful new things.”

"Cooking isn’t a chore. It’s a craft to fall in love with as you create beautiful new things."

8. “Crafting a meal is a fun and joyous experience. You put a piece of yourself into every dish.”

"Crafting a meal is a fun and joyous experience. You put a piece of yourself into every dish."

9. “Life isn’t forever, so eat tacos. Eat many tacos. Then, eat more tacos.”

"Life isn’t forever, so eat tacos. Eat many tacos. Then, eat more tacos."

10. “Forget cake; I want a one-inch oven-fried pork chop.”

"Forget cake; I want a one-inch oven-fried pork chop."

11. “I don’t take my food for granted; I take it to-go.”

"I don’t take my food for granted; I take it to-go."

12. “Food, a glorious gift from above, must have been given in spectacular love.”

"Food, a glorious gift from above, must have been given in spectacular love."

13. “When food is on the table and you’re healthy, safe, and free, you should be very thankful to the One who died for thee.”

"When food is on the table and you’re healthy, safe, and free, you should be very thankful to the One who died for thee."

14. “Our favorite donut shop moved to the other side of town. The rent’s more expensive there. We’ve discussed it, and we can live without satellite.”

"Our favorite donut shop moved to the other side of town. The rent’s more expensive there. We’ve discussed it, and we can live without satellite."

15. “Church socials are all about food and fellowship. What better way is there to bring fellow believers together?”

"Church socials are all about food and fellowship. What better way is there to bring fellow believers together?"

16. “Women, you need to start cooking again. It’s an absolute blast!”

"Women, you need to start cooking again. It’s an absolute blast!"

17. “We need to teach cooking and Home Economics at length in our high schools to make our children into healthy independent adults.”

"We need to teach cooking and Home Economics at length in our high schools to make our children into healthy independent adults."

18. “To cook or to cookie? That is the question.”

"To cook or to cookie? That is the question."

19. “It’s true; men want a woman who can cook. Well, men, women want a man who can cook, too. Think on that one.”

"It’s true; men want a woman who can cook. Well, men, women want a man who can cook, too. Think on that one."

20. “They say you can’t go home again. Well, it’s a good thing mother and grandmother taught me how to cook.”

"They say you can’t go home again. Well, it’s a good thing mother and grandmother taught me how to cook."

21. “Food is an eloquent way to communicate when you don’t speak each other’s language.”

"Food is an eloquent way to communicate when you don’t speak each other’s language."

22. “Want to show your friends how much they mean to you? Prepare them a meal made with heart and soul.”

"Want to show your friends how much they mean to you? Prepare them a meal made with heart and soul."

23. “Good food means different things to different people, but it’s always a source of much-needed nutrients, and it can bring deep gratification to those who partake of it.”

"Good food means different things to different people, but it’s always a source of much-needed nutrients, and it can bring deep gratification to those who partake of it."

24. “There was a man tattooed/He seemed a nice old dude/His speech was crude/ But he was shrewd/And spoke with attitude/He did not want to intrude/Now my story I will conclude/All this gentleman asked for was a plate of home-cooked food.”

"There was a man tattooed/He seemed a nice old dude/His speech was crude/ But he was shrewd/And spoke with attitude/He did not want to intrude/Now my story I will conclude/All this gentleman asked for was a plate of home-cooked food."

25. “That you are able to sit down to a spread of all kinds of food with your family and pray over it in freedom without fear of being arrested – that in itself should be a reason to pray a Thanksgiving prayer.”

"That you are able to sit down to a spread of all kinds of food with your family and pray over it in freedom without fear of being arrested – that in itself should be a reason to pray a Thanksgiving prayer."

26. “This life is but once. Learn to cook. Eat it just the way you want it.”

"This life is but once. Learn to cook. Eat it just the way you want it."

27. “One life. One love. Tacos. No, two loves. I forgot pizza. Nope, three loves. I forgot chicken-n-dumplins. Oops! Four…”

"One life. One love. Tacos. No, two loves. I forgot pizza. Nope, three loves. I forgot chicken-n-dumplins. Oops! Four…"

28. “I thought food was my enemy. It wasn’t food but me. It’s not food that causes obesity. It’s eating one’s problems. Best take up a hobby.”

"I thought food was my enemy. It wasn’t food but me. It’s not food that causes obesity. It’s eating one’s problems. Best take up a hobby."

29. “Food brought people together in yesteryears. Bring back yesteryears to the dining room table.”

"Food brought people together in yesteryears. Bring back yesteryears to the dining room table."

30. “Food is a smile on a child’s face, the branding of a memory on their soul.”

"Food is a smile on a child’s face, the branding of a memory on their soul."

31. “Seeing a child enjoy good food that I cooked is one of the most satisfying experiences I’ve ever had.”

"Seeing a child enjoy good food that I cooked is one of the most satisfying experiences I’ve ever had."

32. “The smile on a child’s face when you get supper just right will melt your heart.”

"The smile on a child’s face when you get supper just right will melt your heart."

33. “Isn’t it funny how food can transport you back in time? The mere thought of a cheeseburger all-the-way and a Cheerwine from The Red Pig in Lenoir makes me feel twelve years old again.”

"Isn’t it funny how food can transport you back in time? The mere thought of a cheeseburger all-the-way and a Cheerwine from The Red Pig in Lenoir makes me feel twelve years old again."

34. “It doesn’t have to hurt. The less you eat, the more you enjoy your food and your body. It’s a win-win. Pick something to busy yourself when you feel deprived, and no, serial murder is not an option.”

"It doesn’t have to hurt. The less you eat, the more you enjoy your food and your body. It’s a win-win. Pick something to busy yourself when you feel deprived, and no, serial murder is not an option."

35. “If you eat off my plate, it’s already too late.”

"If you eat off my plate, it’s already too late."

36. “My food is my food. Your food is our food. Any questions about the rules?”

"My food is my food. Your food is our food. Any questions about the rules?"

37. “I don’t want to be misunderstood./I’m sticking around if the food is good./I don’t care if you think I should./I’m staying here. Forget sisterhood.”

"I don’t want to be misunderstood./I’m sticking around if the food is good./I don’t care if you think I should./I’m staying here. Forget sisterhood."

38. “Collards and cornbread are calling for me./Down-home cooking is all I can see./Home on the noon train; just let me be./Where the food’s good and the living’s easy.”

"Collards and cornbread are calling for me./Down-home cooking is all I can see./Home on the noon train; just let me be./Where the food’s good and the living’s easy."

39. “Life has its ups and downs. Eat ice cream. Ice cream has no downs.”

"Life has its ups and downs. Eat ice cream. Ice cream has no downs."

40. “Enjoy cooking. Don’t do it because you have to. Do it because it’s a new and awesome experience every time.”

"Enjoy cooking. Don’t do it because you have to. Do it because it’s a new and awesome experience every time."

41. “Cook! Don’t worry if you mess up some stuff up. All great chefs messed up. You must make mistakes to learn to cook well.”

"Cook! Don’t worry if you mess up some stuff up. All great chefs messed up. You must make mistakes to learn to cook well."

42. “Cooking each meal is a blank canvas. It can be a reproduction or a new piece. You are the artist and it’s your canvas. Work on your skills until you produce a masterpiece.”

"Cooking each meal is a blank canvas. It can be a reproduction or a new piece. You are the artist and it’s your canvas. Work on your skills until you produce a masterpiece."

43. “Reach for the stars! I reached for pie. That didn’t go so well.”

"Reach for the stars! I reached for pie. That didn’t go so well."

44. “They say “food for your mood” for a reason. I eat when I’m sad, or happy, or indifferent, or even angry, and I eat more than that when I’m depressed.”

"They say “food for your mood" for a reason. I eat when I’m sad, or happy, or indifferent, or even angry, and I eat more than that when I’m depressed."

45. “See Dick eat. See Jane eat. See Jane gain six more pounds in a week than Dick. See Dick say something offensive about the way Jane’s clothes fit. See Jane get a headache at bedtime.”

"See Dick eat. See Jane eat. See Jane gain six more pounds in a week than Dick. See Dick say something offensive about the way Jane’s clothes fit. See Jane get a headache at bedtime."

46. “Universally, food shows love for family and friends and is used to break the ice between strangers. What a treasure God has given us in food.”

"Universally, food shows love for family and friends and is used to break the ice between strangers. What a treasure God has given us in food."

47. “Good food breaks barriers that no other thing can break nearly as well.”

"Good food breaks barriers that no other thing can break nearly as well."

48. “Do not come to my home unannounced, unless you bring a big bag of tacos.”

"Do not come to my home unannounced, unless you bring a big bag of tacos."

49. “Of all the things my children brag about to their friends, my cooking is the most common, and that swells my heart.”

"Of all the things my children brag about to their friends, my cooking is the most common, and that swells my heart."

50. “It wasn’t the cake itself. It was the act of baking it just for him that made my friend feel special.”

"It wasn’t the cake itself. It was the act of baking it just for him that made my friend feel special."

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