"I know people that could serve me canned tuna and saltine crackers and have me feel more at home at their table than some people who can cook circles around me. The more you try to impress people, generally the less you do."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Alton Brown on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Alton Brown on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Alton Brown on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Alton Brown on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Alton Brown on Robert Frost
"The thing that helped me get into the film business was that I went to school in Athens, Georgia and managed to get on, um, working on music videos for a band called R.E.M. and that kind of opened up a lot of doors for me."
"I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it."
"A balanced diet may be the best medicine. I was eating too much good eats. But people consider that part of your job, you know? Eat. And I do!"
"I say grace. I'm a big believer in grace. I happen to believe in a God that made all the food and so I'm pretty grateful for that and I thank him for that. But I'm also thankful for the people that put the food on the table."
"The worst food you'll ever eat will probably be prepared by a 'cook' who calls himself a 'chef.' Mark my words."