"To me, the kitchen is a place of adventure and entirely fun, not drudgery. I can't think of anything better to do with family and friends than to be together to create something."
"I'll never stop dreaming that one day we can be a real family, together, all of us laughing and talking, loving and understanding, not looking at the past but only to the future."Ted Allen on LaToya Jackson
"If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher."Ted Allen on Abdul Kalam
"Family means no one gets left behind or forgotten."Ted Allen on David Ogden Stiers
"The love of family and the admiration of friends is much more important than wealth and privilege."Ted Allen on Charles Kuralt
"Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship."Ted Allen on Margaret Mead
"I really have a great deal of humility in that department, and a great deal of respect for people who spend their lives learning how to make these amazing preparations."
"In recent years, I've been writing because I'm fortunate enough to work in the world of food television, to travel and taste and learn about cooking from the best chefs in the business."
"I'm a home cook and love to read about food, but I'm not trained as a chef. I'm just really into cooking and passionate about it."
"I went in saying I wanted to be the food guy."
"Jay Leno is not a guy who likes change. He eats the same food every day."