1. A party without a cake is just a meeting.
  2. If you're afraid of butter, use cream.
  3. You'll never know everything about anything, especially something you love.
  4. I think every woman should have a blowtorch.
  5. Always start out with a larger pot than you think you'll need.
  6. I'm afraid the surprise, shock, and regret is the fate of authors when they finally see themselves on the page.
  7. If you don't pick your audience, you're lost because you're not really talking to anybody.
  8. People who love to eat are always the best people.