"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."
"God gave us the gift of life it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well."Rachael Ray on Voltaire
"The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate."Rachael Ray on Oprah Winfrey
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me."Rachael Ray on Jim Valvano
"I think, at a child's birth, if a mother could ask a fairy godmother to endow it with the most useful gift, that gift should be curiosity."Rachael Ray on Eleanor Roosevelt
"The greatest gift that you can give to others is the gift of unconditional love and acceptance."Rachael Ray on Brian Tracy
"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."
"Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!"