Quotables

 

Duncan Hines

Duncan Hines

I just read an article in Gourmet that touched upon the legacy of Duncan Hines, and it spreads beyond super moist yellow cake in a box.  I didn’t know he was a food and travel connoisseur who published a book, Adventures in Good Eating, which served as an essential guide to roadside restaurants in the 40s and 50s.  I came across this quote and was completely surprised that such a witty little ditty could come from a man whose name has become synonymous with sweetness.

 

 

“If the soup had been as warm as the wine,
if the wine had been as old as the turkey,
and if the turkey had had a breast like the maid,
it would have been a swell dinner.”

-Duncan Hines

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