The 02/17/13 Joy Jar

16 Feb

Sometimes a simple dinner is all one really wants. A nice salad, a glass of wine, and of course, bread and butter. Today’s deposit into the ‘Joy Jar’ is bread and butter which means bread that is buttered.

If you have extraordinary bread and extraordinary butter, it’s hard to beat bread and butter.
Jacques Pepin

Good bread is the most fundamentally satisfying of all foods; and good bread with fresh butter, the greatest of feasts.”
James Beard

The need of the immaterial is the most deeply rooted of all needs. One must have bread; but before bread, one must have the ideal.”
Victor Hugo, The Memoirs of Victor Hugo

 Bread and butter, devoid of charm in the drawing room, is ambrosia eating under a tree.”
Elizabeth Russell (Mary Annette Russell, Countess von Arnim) (1866-1941) English novelist

Honest bread is very well, it’s butter that makes the temptation.                         Douglas William Jerrold

I wont quarrel with my bread and butter.                                                               Jonathan Swift

I like bread, and I like butter – but I like bread with butter best.”
Sarah Weiner

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