electronic Gourmet Guide


Toasts & Quotes

So far I've kept my diet secret but now I might as well tell everyone what it is. Lots of grapefruit throughout the day and plenty of virile young men. —Angie Dickinson
In two decades I've lost a total of 789 pounds. I should be hanging from a charm bracelet. —Erma Bombeck
It's OK to be fat. So you're fat. Just be fat and shut up about it. —Roseanne
"How long does getting thin take?" Pooh asked anxiously —AA Milne, Winnie the Pooh
A gourmet who thinks of calories is like a tart who looks at her watch. —James Beard
Most people eat as thought they were fattening themselves for market. —EW Howe
The best way to lose weight is to close your mouth—something very difficult for a politician. Or watch your food—just watch it, don't eat it. —Edward Koch

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