"Cressida Chance, alone in the kitchen, slammed the oven door, filled a kettle and put it on the boiling-plate of the stove, scattered cups and saucers and plates on the big table at one side of the room and fetched bread and butter and homey from the larder."
"The kettle began to sing on the cooker but memory would not be stopped."
"It is my experience,"... "that in the kitchen you make friends; in the drawing-room you make conversation."
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"If a kitchen is not homely it has lost its soul!"
Discussing women and cooking
"Hard? No!" he exclaimed brightly. 'It is a question of fashion only! When cooking shall become the fashion, of more effect than a new hat or a new shade of lipstick, then there will not be so many who hate it!'