Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin

December 7, 2011 § Leave a comment

In the chapter entitled “Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant”: 

“Dinner alone is one of life’s pleasures. Certainly cooking for oneself reveals man at his weirdest. People lie when you ask them what they eat when they are alone. A salad, they tell you. But when you persist, they confess to peanut butter and bacon sandwiches deep fried and eaten with hot sauce, or spaghetti with butter and grape jam.”

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