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1. "Winter blues are cured every time with a potato gratin paired with a roast chicken."
Author: Alexandra Guarnaschelli
2. "My wife and I use a lot of garlic and rosemary with roast lamb. It has to be New Zealand lamb. The domestic variety is too gamy, in my experience."
Author: Alfred Molina
3. "This will be Great Mam's last spring. Her last June apples. Her last fresh roasting ears from the garden."
Author: Barbara Kingsolver
4. "And roast beef and Yorkshire pudding is my personal signature dish."
Author: Ben Elton
5. "Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck."
Author: Billie Holiday
6. "Then put in the interior a roasted goose and into its belly a roasted hen and in the belly of the hen a roasted pigeon and in the belly of the pigeon a roasted starling and in the belly of this a small bird, roasted or fried."
Author: Candida Martinelli
7. "If he closed his eyes he could dwell in the circuit of air that had once held her, he could hold his breath and be inside her again, within the close and burning borders of her- she stood here, washed her hair in this sink, wrote upon this wall, ate roasted chicken at this table. There was no place he could enter where she had not also been, her echoes hanging in the air like pages hung to dry. No place that did not suppurate in her absence, which was not ringed with the light of her old selves, like film burned with a cigarette."
Author: Catherynne M. Valente
8. "Wagner Doctor Faustus' student and servant: "Alas, poor slave! See how poverty jests in his nakedness. I know the villain's out of service, and so hungry that I know he would give his soul to the devil for a shoulder of mutton, though it were blood raw."Robin a clown: "Not so, neither! I had need to have it well roasted, and good sauce to it, if I pay so dear, I can tell you."
Author: Christopher Marlowe
9. "(...)best of luck, avoid roasted cabbage, don't eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!"
Author: Christopher Paolini
10. "After a pause, he asked, 'What do you think of Nasuada's plans?''Mmm...she's doomed! You're doomed! They're all doomed!'She cackled, doubling over, then straightened abruptly. 'notice I didn't specify what kind of doom, so no matter what happens, I predicted it. How very wise of me.' She lifted the basket again, setting it on one hip. 'I supposed I won't see you for a while, so farewell, best of luck, avoid roasted cabbage, don't eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!' And with a cheery wink, she strolled off, leaving Eragon blinking and nonplussed."
Author: Christopher Paolini
11. "....avoid roasted cabbage, do not eat earwax, and look on the bright side of life!"-Angela"
Author: Christopher Paolini
12. "A plate of roast duck, steamed dumplings, spicy noodles with beef gravy, pickled cucumbers, stewed tongue and eggs if you have them, cold please, and sticky rice pearls, too,' Ai Ling said, before the server girl could open her mouth. "I don't know what he wants." Ai Ling nodded toward Chen Yong.'I'm not sure I have enough coins to order anything more,' he said, laughing."
Author: Cindy Pon
13. "I was pregnable once," Merill thought to contribute. She remembered how troublesome it made getting around, having a ripe belly. Couldn't roll properly, couldn't hop properly, couldn't romp or flop properly. There were the cravings for roasted cabbage—she loathed cabbage, with its leaves and growing in rows. And labor! Merill passed out during childbirth. She'd endured burns, lacerations, rips, serrated teeth, nails, hooks and a trove of unmentionable harm-inflictors. Labor trounced them all and wriggled gleefully in the spray of blood and gore. "Being pregnable is no good. No good at all. Like growing a bitter melon in your belly."
Author: Darrell Drake
14. "At home in L.A., Sunday is lazy. It's the wife and me lying in bed with coffee, watching 'The Soup' or something funny on TiVo. The kid will occasionally join us. Eventually, breakfast is at a place down the street called Paty's. And we always have some kind of great dinner - my wife makes a great roast beef."
Author: Eric McCormack
15. "A minister has to be able to read a clock. At noon, it's time to go home and turn up the pot roast and get the peas out of the freezer."
Author: Garrison Keillor
16. "Chestnuts are my favorite ingredient to use in the fall, especially for the holidays. I always find that they are meaty, hearty and have a mysterious refinement when cooked or roasted over sea salt."
Author: Geoffrey Zakarian
17. "He's hot, Lula said, but he's a pig. All men are pigs.Do you really believe that?No but it's a point of view to keep in mind . You don't want to go around thinkin' shit is your fault. Next thing you know, they got you makin' pot roast ad you're cutting up your mastercard."
Author: Janet Evanovich
18. "I will make Maggie safe. If the world burns because of that then so be it. Me and the kid will roast some marshmallows."
Author: Jim Butcher
19. "Down in the kitchen, I open the refrigerator. There is nothing there but the prize steer of the county fair, rearranged in neat and mysterious packages. Daily, the cook pushes her hand into the cold. The result in uncertain. A gristly Ouija. It could be pot roast or brisket, eye of the round or sirloin tip. The steer has invaded their lives. He is everywhere. There is no room for the sisters' diet-cola or for their underwear on sizzling mornings. They have been eating him for weeks."
Author: Joy Williams
20. "Robertsons love Sundays! The most important thing we do is gather together with our church family for worship, teaching, and fellowship. After church, we like to have a nice lunch of roast, vegetables, and definitely rolls or biscuits. And I love catching a nap when I can."
Author: Kay Robertson
21. "Like the end of a picnic, all the weenies will be roasted."
Author: Kim Harrison
22. "...I do have to wonder what sort of childhood the Grimm brothers endured. They are not a merry bunch of storytellers, what with their children roasted by witches, maidens poisoned by old crones, and whatnot."
Author: Libba Bray
23. "It wasn't just coffee...it was an experience. Smooth, roasted, buttery notes gave away to a velvet finish."
Author: Lisa Kleypas
24. "I was not so comfortable with my new authority that I could say 'We eat the chicken now!' but the magus had seen that I was considering it..."My purse is full enough," said the magus, "to keep you supplied with roast chickens.""So, so, so," I said. "We know who the power behind the throne is," and the magus laughed."You eat more than Gen did after prison," he said."I have more sympathy with him all the time. Are you going to finish that drumstick?" I asked."I am. Stop staring at it."
Author: Megan Whalen Turner
25. "Back inside, his fire was crackling away. "okay." he actually rubbed his hands together. "Action." In two minutes, he'd pulled cushions and a couple throws from the two sofas and made a sort of nest in front of the fire. Then he grabbed his backpack. "Refreshments."I half expected to see a bottle of wine or someting similar. Instead, he pulled out a thermos.Followed by a bag of marshmellows, a box of graham crackers, and, absolutely, enough Hershey's chocolate bars to feed a small army."S'mores!" I said happily."And cocoa.Sit." He waited until I was in the middle of the nest, then disappeared through a doorway. I heard a few squeaks and rattles. When he came back,he was carrying a tray, loaded with mugs,napkins, and real, three-pointed skewers."You're kidding," I teased when he handed me one. "You actually own s'mores implements.""Roast,then laugh."
Author: Melissa Jensen
26. "Boiled food is life,' Levi-Strauss writes, ‘roast food death.' He reports finding countless examples in the world's folklore of ‘cauldrons of immortality,' but not a single example of a ‘spit of immortality."
Author: Michael Pollan
27. "I don't think any other holiday embraces the food of the Midwest quite like Thanksgiving. There's roasted meat and mashed potatoes. But being here is also about heritage. Cleveland is really a giant melting pot - not only is my family a melting pot, but so is the city."
Author: Michael Symon
28. "Oricum - era de preferat iadul cu o femeie desteapta decât paradisul cu una proasta."
Author: Mihail Drumeş
29. "I love lamb shank. It's my favorite thing. You don't have it in America. It's a younger meat - it just falls off the bone - it's kind of like a roast. I really like blackened cod too."
Author: Natasha Bedingfield
30. "Nu pot sa sufar, suflet miscator,femeie care-mi izvoraste din coasta si-n pietre demelancolie, arzator, cu timpla dai,ca-n inima mea proastaPasul tau zvelt din glezna measa-l rupi nu pot sa sufar, nu, fara durereMi-e sufletul culcat pe colti de lupi.Devine locdunga subtire de tacere si de sub palma lata-a mea,umarul tau cu suierat de tren sesmulge-asurzitor spre-un tunel, spre vid, spre hau,spre-un chip neinventat, traind in viitorNu pot sa sufar, nu, sa treaca intre noi reci dorurilece le misti doar tu nici intimplarile caniste bivoli stinsi, greoi, si nici distantele sa treaca.Nu."
Author: Nichita Stănescu
31. "How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart."
Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
32. "I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. Nothing else."
Author: Nikos Kazantzakis
33. "He wouldn't just be facing her, he thought with genuine, back-sweating fear, but all of them. The four of them, with Mrs. Grady for backup.They'd roast his balls."
Author: Nora Roberts
34. "Mom and Dad had a lot to answer for, she decided. She couldn't even be rude to evilvampires who'd caged her boyfriend and were preparing to roast him alive."
Author: Rachel Caine
35. "Shucked and boiled in water, sweet corn is edible and nutritious; roasted in the husk in the hottest possible oven for forty minutes, shucked at the table, and buttered and salted, nothing else, it is ambrosia. No chef's ingenuity and imagination have ever created a finer dish."
Author: Rex Stout
36. "Trantulus casually roasted a marshmallow and reached out for it but the marshmallow commited sucide and dived into the flames."
Author: Rick Riordan
37. "A miscalculation is not negligence, nor prudence a crime. I am a scientist. I base my action or inaction upon probability and evidence. There is a reason we call science a discipline! Inferior minds bolt or build pyres to roast the witches in their midst!"
Author: Rick Yancey
38. "It already smells good," he said, pointing toward the stove. "It smells... quiet." He looked at her."Quiet? Could something smell quiet" She was thinking about the phrase, asking herself. He was right. After the pork chops and steaks and roasts she cooked for the family, this was quiet cooking. No violence involved anywhere down the food chain, except maybe for pulling up the vegetables. The stew cooked quietly and smelled quiet."
Author: Robert James Waller
39. "Christian, Jew, Muslim, shaman, Zoroastrian, stone, ground, mountain, river, each has a secret way of being with the mystery, unique and not to be judged"
Author: Rumi
40. "There was a guy roasting chestnuts on the street corner, and the smell wafted over, hinting at the coming Winter, but in a good way, in the way that makes you think about Christmas and snow days and fires crackling away in fireplaces."
Author: Sarah Dunn
41. "I like to cook simple things, like vegetable egg-white omelets; roast chicken; sauteed chicken breast with curry powder; and Greek salad. Just things that are fresh and healthy and fast and easy, because I have such a crazy schedule."
Author: Sasha Cohen
42. "Does anyone smell roasting meat?' said Razo, 'Oh, wait, it's just Geric's face."
Author: Shannon Hale
43. "Use what you have, use what the world gives you. Use the first day of fall: bright flame before winter's deadness; harvest; orange, gold, amber; cool nights and the smell of fire. Our tree-lined streets are set ablaze, our kitchens filled with the smells of nostalgia: apples bubbling into sauce, roasting squash, cinnamon, nutmeg, cider, warmth itself. The leaves as they spark into wild color just before they die are the world's oldest performance art, and everything we see is celebrating one last violently hued hurrah before the black and white silence of winter."
Author: Shauna Niequist
44. "May the strength of Ares and wisdom of Athena see you through. (Eros)And may Hades roast your hoary soul. (Julian)"
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
45. "For less than the cost of a Big Mac, fries and a Coke, you can buy a loaf of fresh bread and some good cheese or roast beef, which you will enjoy much more."
Author: Steve Albini
46. "Zoroastrianism? Oh, there's never been but a few hundred thousand of them at any one time, mostly located in Iran and India, but that's it. The one true faith. If you're not a Zoroastrian, I'm afraid you are bound for Hell."The man looked stunned and shocked. "It's not fair." The demon gave a mirthful laugh. "Well, it was fair when you were sending all the Chinese to Hell who had never heard of Jesus. Wasn't it?"
Author: Steven L. Peck
47. "L'occasion de faire du mal se trouve cent fois par jour, et celle de faire du bien une fois dans l'année, comme dit Zoroastre."
Author: Voltaire
48. "When icicles hang by the wall, And Dick the shepherd blows his nail,And Tom bears logs into the hall, And milk comes frozen home in pail, When blood is nipp'd, and ways be foul,Then nightly sings the staring owl, To-whit! To-who!—a merry note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot. When all aloud the wind doe blow,And coughing drowns the parson's saw, And birds sit brooding in the snow, And Marian's nose looks red and raw, When roasted crabs hiss in the bowl, Then nightly sings the staring owl,To-whit! To-who!—a merry note, While greasy Joan doth keel the pot."
Author: William Shakespeare
49. "Truly thou art damned, like an ill-roasted egg, all on one side."
Author: William Shakespeare
50. "Tether even a roasted chicken."
Author: Yamamoto Tsunetomo

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