"I well remember my disgust whenever someone offered me a homemade brownie or, worst of all, an apple. Halloween is the high holy day of high fructose corn syrup. And if we can keep it to one or two such days, why not?"
Michael Pollan on Halloween
"I am not a foodie. However, one of the funnest things is to be the guest of someone who is a foodie, and all you have to do is sit at the counter with a glass of something and watch them cook, and say things like, 'Ooh that looks interesting...' and they don't even make you take the peas out of the pods."