Someone once suggested to geneticist James Watson that his atheism must make life rather bleak. He replied, “Well, I am anticipating a good lunch.”
I go through periods where I write down all the things I make for dinner, or eat at restaurants. Sometimes it’s because I might want to make them again, and other times it’s more like keeping a journal on a trip. Food is my adventure and my vacation, even when I stay home.
[On French cinematographer Bruno de Keyzer]: I remember him coming to the set every morning as the light was creeping up and the first thing he would say, with a half-lit cigar, was [adopts French accent], ‘And where are we eating this evening?’ It’s something I’ve never come across since! -Ciarán Hinds
We had a big batch of rhubarb in the fridge, so I surfed about online looking for a cake recipe and found Big Crumb Rhubarb Coffee Cake from the Smitten Kitchen. Deb is very funny and she’s really into Big Crumbs. I went a bit overboard with her instructions and ended up with Flintstones Boulder Crumb Cake. But the Long-Suffering Husband enjoyed it enough to steal two more pieces after dinner. So I count that a success.
“Cap’n and I are available for birthday parties at reasonable prices. He does magic, and I make your cake disappear.
― Jarod Kintz, Sleepwalking is Restercise