Once we hit forty women only have about four taste buds left: one for vodka one for wine one for cheese and one for chocolate.
I have a crusade against fondant also shortening. There's no reason why wedding cakes can't taste good if you know what you're doing.
Gradually I came to realize that people will more readily swallow lies than truth as if the taste of lies was homey appetizing: a habit.
Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.
A taste for truth at any cost is a passion which spares nothing.
When it comes to locations I'm one of those crazy authors who has to see it touch it taste it before I trust myself to recreate it for my readers. Having said that visiting a locked-down pediatric psych ward was the most intimidating research I've ever done - and I've visited maximum security prisons shooting galleries bone collections etc.
I don't mind where I work it's really nice to be able to travel around and taste the flavours of different countries.
Southern political personalities like sweet corn travel badly. They lose flavor with every hundred yards away from the patch. By the time they reach New York they are like Golden Bantam that has been trucked up from Texas - stale and unprofitable. The consumer forgets that the corn tastes different where it grows.
Everyone carries his own inch rule of taste and amuses himself by applying it triumphantly wherever he travels.
I don't even drink! I can't stand the taste of alcohol. Every New Year's Eve I try one drink and every time it makes me feel sick. So I don't touch booze - I'm always the designated driver.
I am sure it is one's duty as a teacher to try to show boys that no opinions no tastes no emotions are worth much unless they are one's own. I suffered acutely as a boy from the lack of being shown this.
Success without honor is an unseasoned dish it will satisfy your hunger but it won't taste good.
My tastes in all things lean towards the arty and boring. I like sports documentaries about Scrabble players bands that play quiet unassuming music and TV shows that win awards. In that way I am an elitist snob.
We're in a period where society seems very attracted to flash and that seeps into people's musical taste.
The British are supposed to be particularly averse to intellectuals a prejudice closely bound up with their dislike of foreigners. Indeed one important source of this Anglo-Saxon distaste for highbrows and eggheads was the French revolution which was seen as an attempt to reconstruct society on the basis of abstract rational principles.
If you want a free society teach your children what oppression tastes like. Tell them how many miracles it takes to get from here to there. Above all encourage them to ask questions. Teach them to think for themselves.
If the Starbucks secret is a smile when you get your latte... ours is that the Web site adapts to the individual's taste.
There's a science to ordering potatoes. Are they skinny shoestring or big fat steak fries? You just have to let your taste buds guide you when deciding what to eat.
My taste in watching things runs from dramas and low-budget films to high-end fantasy/science fiction.
Science has yet to isolate the Godiva Chocolate or Prada gene but that doesn't mean your weakness for pricey swag isn't woven into your DNA. According to a new study of identical twins it's less TV ads or Labor Day sales that make you buy the things you do than the tastes and temperaments that are already part of you at birth.
To the indefinite uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement a sort of intellectual hash which has neither taste nor character.
We never taste a perfect joy our happiest successes are mixed with sadness.
Since the composer has said everything if you discover everything it will be enough and you will be a happy man. Don't try to say it's your taste and because of that you are changing this or that. And I must say this respect is still there.
When you get close to the raw materials and taste them at the moment they let go of the soil you learn to respect them.