"Good food and a warm kitchen are what makes a house a home. I always tried to make my home like my mother's, because Mom was magnificent at stretching a buck when it came to decorating and food. Like a true Italian, she valued beautification in every area of her life, and I try to do the same."
"Any woman who understands the problems of running a home will be nearer to understanding the problems of running a country."Rachael Ray on Margaret Thatcher
"A house is not a home unless it contains food and fire for the mind as well as the body."Rachael Ray on Benjamin Franklin
"Where we love is home - home that our feet may leave, but not our hearts."Rachael Ray on Oliver Wendell Holmes
"Human beings are the only creatures on earth that allow their children to come back home."Rachael Ray on Bill Cosby
"Home is the place where, when you have to go there, they have to take you in."Rachael Ray on Robert Frost
"I tried to bake a cake for my mother's birthday - it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days."
"I've never been a huge sweets eater, and I've always loved a Mediterranean diet. We eat a lot of dark leafy greens, and a couple meals each week are meat-free. We enjoy eating a balanced diet."
"Whatever it is you want to do, take a job in that field. You will learn by experience and, slow and steady, you'll get it done!"
"If you want to look at the state of humans, you should look at the state of animals first. People are choosing whether or not they can feed an animal and their family. And every shelter coast-to-coast is stuffed."
"We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes."