Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, November 2, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.–Charles Dudley Warner, My Summer in a Garden (1871)

Charles Dudley Warner was an American essayist, novelist, and friend of Mark Twain, with whom he co-authored the novel The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today.

 

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Simon Says: Daily Food Quote, September 18, 2011

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by Simón de Swaan

The onion and its satin wrappings is among the most beautiful of vegetables and is the only one that represents the essence of things. It can be said to have a soul.–Charles Dudley Warner, My Summer in a Garden (1871)

Charles Dudley Warner was an American writer and editor. He edited the series American Men of Letters and published a collection of essays, My Summer in a Garden (1871).

 

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