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Rachael Ray quotes

My dream job is to be a rock drummer and the alternate drummer for the Foo Fighters.

I tried to bake a cake for my mother's birthday - it took me four hours. It was terrible, and I cried for three days.

I have a fat head - I get freaked-out looking at pictures of me.

Whatever it is you want to do, take a job in that field. You will learn by experience and, slow and steady, you'll get it done!

Television itself is an intimate medium. It's in your house. You're visiting with these people... Not everybody's going to like it, just like not everybody likes everybody on the playground. I mean, that's life - especially if your job is to just go out there and be yourself.

Work hard. Laugh when you feel like crying. Keep an open mind, open eyes and an open spirit.

It's continuously humbling to work hard, you know? As long as you've got a good work ethic and a sense of humor, I don't think anybody can become too much of an egoist under those circumstances.

I like feeling like an ox at the end of the day. I like working hard.

We created a line of pet food called Nutrish that's made to human standards, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to animal rescue. One of our top-tier donors is the ASPCA, and they help us challenge animal shelters all across the country to get more animals placed in homes.

We have a queen-size bed and the dog sleeps in the middle. John and I are sort of these little quotation marks on either corner.

I used to work in kitchens, doing 12 or more hours a day of physical labor, so today, eight to 12 hours of cooking, chatting or filming feels like a vacation. When I have a scheduled 'day off,' I spend several hours writing, then I clean until I crash from fatigue. I don't relax well.

If you want to look at the state of humans, you should look at the state of animals first. People are choosing whether or not they can feed an animal and their family. And every shelter coast-to-coast is stuffed.

Never be a food snob. Learn from everyone you meet - the fish guy at your market, the lady at the local diner, farmers, cheese makers. Ask questions, try everything and eat up!

EVOO is extra-virgin olive oil. I first coined 'EVOO' on my cooking show because saying 'extra virgin olive oil' over and over was wordy, and I'm an impatient girl - that's why I make 30-minute meals!

NASA asked me to create meals for the space shuttle. Thai chicken was the favorite. I flew in a fake space shuttle, but I have no desire to go into space after seeing the toilet.

I do know what my first meal in the next world would be... Spaghetti Aglio e Olio, heavy on everything.

I don't categorize food as bad or a guilty pleasure.

I don't think young men or women should feel pressured into marriage. You shouldn't marry anyone, in my opinion, who you have to try hard for.

I felt I'd earned the Good Housekeeping Seal when I designed an oval-shaped spaghetti pot, because spaghetti is long.

I make a dog-friendly version of almost everything that we make for dinner.