"Patience was not something that came naturally to me, but in cooking it is the quintessential skill."
"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."Gail Simmons on Carl Jung
"Never cut a tree down in the wintertime. Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come."Gail Simmons on Robert H. Schuller
"Patience, persistence and perspiration make an unbeatable combination for success."Gail Simmons on Napoleon Hill
"We could never learn to be brave and patient, if there were only joy in the world."Gail Simmons on Helen Keller
"How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees?"Gail Simmons on William Shakespeare
"In America, Blackberry Farm in Tennessee is one of the most amazing hotels I've had the privilege of staying at."
"It's better to get the nutrients for healthy skin from food, not supplements. Salmon, walnuts, blueberries, spinach... lots of my favorite foods happen to be amazing for skin too."
"I cannot go to Montreal without going to Beauty's, my favorite place for breakfast, where I have the Mish-Mash omelet with hot dogs, salami, eggs, green peppers, and onions, and the best banana bread in the world. It's legendary!"
"I had decided I wanted to write about food, and I knew the only way to do that is to speak with authority, which meant learning the language and knowing what that experience is like."
"The less you do to beautiful food, the better it's going to taste. You don't need to mess with it all the time."