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    I didn't want to do just another set of recipes. I think that's useless.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    I love people, and I'm excited that I can turn them on.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people 
     
    I wait for the next opportunity to have something to do with food. If I get rested, my mind just starts creating new dishes - click, click, click.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food  opportunities  mind 
     
    We're working people, and that's what we like to do, work.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people  work 
     
    We closed the restaurant in New Orleans and brought the entire staff to San Francisco. But we had to go home.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    If you have acid in food, you need to sugar it. At a high temperature, the acids are changed to sugar.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food 
     
    Don't get fancy. Have you cooked an apple pie? You don't know what you did wrong? Do this: Take two or three apples. Put them on a table. Study them.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    Cajun is country food by farmers and fisherman that arrived in Louisiana from Acadiana, Canada.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food 
     
    I opened a restaurant that had nothing but California wines.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    I opened my own restaurant when I was 17. I went broke, then traveled around the country, learning about different kinds of foods, had three other restaurants that went broke. It didn't all start just a few years ago!
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food  learning  year 
     
    I'd like to have the first restaurant that can deliver incredible quality food to your table at your house at any time-right where you live.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: live  food  quality 
     
    The bad part about being recognized is that when I walk into a restaurant and sit down, I've got to eat everything on the plate, whether it's good or bad. People would take it as an insult if I did otherwise.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people  bad  insult 
     
    I would work as a cook, get a little money, then open another restaurant.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: work  money 
     
    In '71 or '72 I returned to New Orleans and stayed there. I started cooking Louisiana food. Of all the things I had cooked, it was the best-and it was my heritage.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food 
     
    We didn't do wrong things because we didn't want to embarrass our parents.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: wrong  parent 
     
    One of the problems of our youth is that the family unit is broken up. When we'd sit down to dinner together as a family, we'd learn about each other. We had something people don't get today.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people  youth  problem  broken  learn 
     
    When I travel I normally eat club sandwiches or I bring my own food. When you go into a new town, it's very had to find a good place to eat.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: travel  food 
     
    Have fun. Do something nobody else had done before, or has done since.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: fun 
     
    One of my missions was to teach.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    I don't think life is to be taken too seriously. Take it too seriously, and it'll getcha.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    We trust something in a grocery store and assume it's good. We don't learn about the most precious thing in life-the food we put in our body. Educate yourself!
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: trust  food  body  learn 
     
    Creole is New Orleans city food. Communities were created by the people who wanted to stay and not go back to Spain or France.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people  food  community 
     
    When the taste changes with every bite and the last bite tastes as good as the first, that's Cajun.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    I think the most wonderful thing in the world is another chef. I'm always excited about learning new things about food.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: world  food  learning 
     
    You don't need a silver fork to eat good food.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food 
     
    My mother would put me on a wooden box at the stove and tell me to call her if certain things would happen. Like if the steam turns blue, that is danger!
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: mother 
     
    When you've got a great business going, you go open another and take the risk of losing the whole thing. It's fun!
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: risk  business 
     
    What I think and what the world thinks is totally different.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: world 
     
    We had no electricity, no gas. Food was probably our greatest entertainment - the most fun thing that we could do was food.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: food  fun 
     
    Some people absorb in different ways. I didn't realize until I was 15 years old how much I retained.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: people  year 
     
    I'm a professional cook. I've worked with other cooks from all over the world, but my family is not that way - they're always lived within 25 miles of my hometown!
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: world 
     
    I believe in America. I'm one of those silly flag wavers.
    — Paul Prudhomme
    tags: believe  america 
     
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