My cooking is so bad my kids thought Thanksgiving was to commemorate Pearl Harbor.
I cooked at the White House for Easter last year with Michelle Obama. But it more had to do with cooking from the organic garden and her message. I took my daughter and granddaughter there and they were really charming it was great.
I love cooking during Christmas all smells like the hot apple cider the hot spiced wine.
Something that's such a joy in my life every day - cooking - is this incredible horrific danger to women around the world.
When men reach their sixties and retire they go to pieces. Women go right on cooking.
I would like to host a show something like travel or cooking or something like that something I'm really interested in and so I'm pitching a couple television shows.
The pressure on young chefs today is far greater than ever before in terms of social skills marketing skills cooking skills personality and more importantly delivering on the plate. So you need to be strong. Physically fit. So my chefs get weighed every time they come into the kitchen.
I've never considered myself a celebrity or even part of the entertainment business. I'm a cooking teacher.
I started my cooking 'career' aged 15 almost 20 years ago. At the time it was quite a shock suddenly working 75 to 80 hours a week without time to play football or other sports.
I liked the energy of cooking the action the camaraderie. I often compare the kitchen to sports and compare the chef to a coach. There are a lot of similarities to it.
Cooking is always very romantic!
There are some forms of religion that are bad just as there's bad cooking or bad art or bad sex you have bad religion too.
Just about every children's book in my local bookstore has an animal for its hero. But then only a few feet away in the cookbook section just about every cookbook includes recipes for cooking animals. Is there a more illuminating illustration of our paradoxical relationship with the nonhuman world?
Patience was not something that came naturally to me but in cooking it is the quintessential skill.
So when I do Chinese cooking I mix everything together then the kids have to eat their vegetables. They won't have the patience to pick them out.
Ah the power of two. There's nothing quite like it. Especially when it comes to paying utility bills parenting cooking elaborate meals purchasing a grown-up bed jumping rope and lifting heavy machinery. The world favours pairs. Who wants to waste the wood building an ark for singletons?
The problem with growing up in a cafe was the cafe never closed my parents worked every day of the year from morning to night. So it was a big menagerie of kids business and cooking!
In order to have good fried chicken you should wash and season the bird the morning you're preparing it for dinner. Don't wait and do it right before you start cooking. Throw it in the refrigerator seasoned that morning and give it a chance to soak up all the salt and pepper and goodness.
It's about getting the kids up and fed getting one to school getting the other down for a nap going to the grocery store picking one up from school getting the other one down for another nap cooking dinner... I live my life at these two extremes. I'm either a full-time stay-at-home mom or a full-time actress.
I started cooking when I was about 10. I have memories like when I was 6 or 7 with my mom and when I was 12 I started getting real serious about cooking.
I think careful cooking is love don't you? The loveliest thing you can cook for someone who's close to you is about as nice a valentine as you can give.
Most sailing ships take what they call trainees who pay to be part of the crew. The Picton Castle takes people who are absolutely raw recruits. But you can't just ride along. You're learning to steer the ship navigation you're pulling lines keeping a lookout in the galley you're cooking.
There's no media training. In cooking school there's not even manager training. You learn the fundamentals of cooking. Everything else is learning by doing.
It's just us trying to start a movement where everybody passes on a bit of cooking knowledge. We estimate that one person can potentially affect 180 others very quickly so we're just trying to spread the word.