Daily Culinary Quote: Bacon, chocolate, and Borgs

He was all healthy and in shape. She’d first poison him by introducing chocolate cake to his diet. And then bacon. No one could resist bacon. It was like the Borg from Star Trek. Any second now biomechanical humanoids would come marching out of the forest. “Resistance is futile. You will eat fattening chocolate.”

~ Celia Kyle (“Rebecca”)

Daily Culinary Quote: The grilled cheese sandwich of love

“When trying to find the words to tell her how much I loved her, I stumbled across the ingredients for grilled cheese sandwiches. That’s when I realized she was the melted cheese to my toast. And the guy she’s currently seeing, the guy she left me for, well, I guess he is the tomato soup.”

~ Jarod Kintz  (“This Book Has No Title”)

Daily Culinary Quote: The true keeper of our tastes

“From black pudding to pickled jellyfish, beauty lies in the eye of the beholder. What we see and taste as beautiful depends largely on what our family and friends approve of — with just a little room for personal preference.”

~ Laurence Mound (Keeper of Entomology, British Museum, Natural History)

Source: Introduction to the 1988 reprint of ‘Why Not Eat Insects’ by Vincent M. Holt (1885)